Davita's Harp Questions and Answers

Davita's Harp

The harp that hangs on the door wherever Davita lives is a symbol of imagination, continuity, and hope. The harp is there whenever Davita moves from place to place and when she experiences new...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2007 8:00 am UTC

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Davita's Harp

Davita’s Harp by Chaim Potok was published in 1985 but tells the story of Davita Chandal and her search for identity in 1930s New York. Davita was the child of a mixed marriage. Her mother was a...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2019 1:26 pm UTC

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Davita's Harp

Well one of the central themes of this great novel is Davita's struggle to form her own female identity in a religion that is patriarchal at its heart and treats women as subordinate beings....

Latest answer posted December 23, 2011 7:36 pm UTC

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Davita's Harp

Davita experienced two major challenges which concerned her spirituality and gender. Her parents had both rejected their respective religions; Davita’s mother was a Jew and her father a Christian....

Latest answer posted September 9, 2015 5:17 pm UTC

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