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Maria Chapdelaine

What strikes me as the principal theme of Maria Chapdelaine is the importance of ethnic identity. To understand Louis Hemon's novel, one has to have some knowledge of the history of Canada and the...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2018 6:29 am UTC

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Maria Chapdelaine

The primary message of Louis Hémon's novel Maria Chapdelaine may be summed up by a variation of an old saying: “The grass is not always greener on the other side.” Maria Chapdelaine is a young...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2021 7:41 pm UTC

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Maria Chapdelaine

Louis Hémon's novel Maria Chapdelaine concerns the life and loves of a young woman who lives with her parents in Péribonka, Québec. Maria is engaged to marry François Paradis, when he dies on his...

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Maria Chapdelaine

Louis Hémon's novel Maria Chapdelaine was written with a clear practical purpose: to persuade French citizens to emigrate to Québec. One might, therefore, expect the message to be that life in...

Latest answer posted March 2, 2021 5:50 am UTC

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