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  • A Dry White Season
    Suzette and JohanSuzette, being older and more involved in the world, takes her father's actions very poorly. She feels he is humiliating them all and making himself look foolish, perhaps even...

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    The title itself, A Dry White Season, is symbolic of the general state of apathy that Brink found pervasive in apartheid South Africa. It is against this generalized lack of concern for the...

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    I am not entirely certain that Stanley is considered evil in the novel for a couple of reasons. The first would be that Stanley is oppressed under the heel of the South African government. The...

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    I think that a case can be made for the narrator being the most important character because, in many respects, the future of a post- Apartheid vision rests with individuals like the narrator....

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    I think that the most intense theme that comes out of the work is how apartheid is fundamentally unjust. Brink is deliberate in choosing someone as apolitical as Ben to use as the reference point...

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    The book is explicitly set in South Africa in Johannesburg and in the black township of Soweto. The setting is defined with precision at the beginning of the novel (page 1), where the narrator who...

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