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What's the scope of the influence that fascism in Italy has in Bread and Wine?

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InĀ Bread and Wine, Ignazio Silone draws a vivid (and vividly symbolic) picture of the far-reaching and disastrous effects of the rise of fascism in Italy.

As the novel opens we see the sacrifices and ideological compromisesĀ Don Benedetto's students have had to make in order to survive under the new fascist regime. Perjuring their ideals, however, quickly proves the less tragic alternative as we witness the struggles of fierce...

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