Turtle in Paradise Questions and Answers

Turtle in Paradise

In Turtle in Paradise, the protagonist and narrator, whose real name is never mentioned, is called Turtle because she has developed a hard carapace of cynicism to protect her from the world, along...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2021 12:35 am UTC

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Turtle in Paradise

Turtle in Paradise is set in 1935, during the Great Depression, and the hardships of the era provide a backdrop to the story. Work is scarce, and many people, like Turtle herself, are displaced....

Latest answer posted April 13, 2021 2:03 am UTC

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Turtle in Paradise

The main cultural allusions in Turtle in Paradise are to Hollywood films, radio shows, and popular comic strips of the 1930s. The first purpose they serve is to provide a contrast between fantasy...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2021 12:04 am UTC

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