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The Tin Flute

The first chapter of Gabrielle Roy's The Tin Flute opens with the young Florentine working at the lunch counter at the local Five and Ten in St Henri. On this particular day, she feels a sense of...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2019 5:45 pm UTC

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The Tin Flute

The relationship between French Canadians and English people is represented in the novel by the relationship between Daniel and his British nurse, Jenny. The dynamic between the two characters...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2016 1:45 am UTC

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There are three major characters in The Tin Flute. The main character, or protagonist, is Florentine. Florentine comes from a poor family. She works hard to help her family make ends meet....

Latest answer posted March 2, 2021 9:32 am UTC

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The Tin Flute is set in 1940, which influences the characters' attitudes and opinions of World War II. Because Canada is part of the United Kingdom at the time, Canadian soldiers are fighting in...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2019 7:00 pm UTC

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I guess the way I would answer this is to say that it will not be completely easy to go from recorder to flute, but that playing the recorder will help you some in making the transition. The main...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2010 2:51 am UTC

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I would argue that our protagonist, Florentine Lacasse, was isolated from the life she wanted rather than being isolated in the sense of being lonely. She is part of a huge family with her eleventh...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2020 9:51 am UTC

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The Tin Flute

If your concern is specifically The Tin Flute by Gabrielle Roy, eNotes does offer three study guide sources: The Tin Flute (Magill's Survey of American Literature, Revised Edition) The Tin...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2012 6:42 pm UTC

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The Tin Flute

The Tin Flute (French: Bonheur d'occasion, which literally translates to "Secondhand happiness") is a 1945 realist novel written by Canadian author Gabrielle Roy. Set in Saint-Henri, a slum...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2021 9:41 am UTC

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