Questions and Answers for Patrick White
I need help determining the summary, critical analysis, and character sketches of "A Fringe of Leaves" by Patrick White.
Let us begin with a summary of A Fringe of Leaves before we attempt either critical analysis or character sketches. This is a very long novel (albeit still a page-turner) that is a historical...
What are themes of Fringe of Leaves by Patrick White, and what is the characterization?
One of the themes in this chilling life story intertwined with a shipwreck is the meaning of life. Another theme is the quest for general humanity within individual frailty. Another theme is the...
How can one address race and ethnicity in Patrick White's novel A Fringe of Leaves?
One of the things that makes White’s A Fringe of Leaves so unique is his disregard for conventional racial politics, particularly in his lurid depictions of the Australian Aborigines. The story...