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  • Hagar's Son John
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    the stone angel Why did Hagar become such a bitter old lady In the novel, The Stone Angel, by Margaret Laurence, the main character, Hagar, becomes a very bitter person due to the circumstances that she encounters. In the following paragraphs it will be proven that Hagar the hag became such a bitter old lady because of her family, the death that plagued her life and her economic stature. Through her relationships and hardships, Hagar's life is changed forever. Hagar had a tough time with her fam...
  • Hagar's Anger And Disappointment
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    THE STONE ANGEL Anger and disappointment can be a source of many things. Hagar's anger and disappointment can be seen from her guilt and her criminal ways. Through Hagar's guilt she feels anger for what she did and disappointment for what could have been. In the first paragraph of the book when she is telling about the stone angel on her mother's grave she states, "I wonder if she stands there yet, in memory of her who relinquished her feeble ghost as I gained my stubborn one". (p. 3) Hagar's st...
  • Hagar's Life
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    The Stone Angel Event by event, memory by memory the scales fall from Hagar's eyes until she sees clearly her own nature. No longer blaming others, she dies courageously by being fully responsible for her own life. What are the stages of Hager's enlightenment. The novel The Stone Angel portrays an image of a ninety-year-old woman, Hagar Currie, who confronts her past of personal failures in an attempt for rejuvenation before death. Hagar has lead a life dominated by authority and memories of who...
  • Example Of Hagar S Heart Of Stone
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    In The Stone Angel, Margaret Lawrence portrays a woman attempting to understanding herself and her life. Hagar is the narrator of the book. She is ninety, and is trying to avoid an old aged home where her son Marvin, and Marvin+s wife Doris want to put her. During this her attempt to move to Shadow Point and live alone, Hagar remembers the many parts of her life and her life story is revealed to the reader in that fashion. Hagar grew up in Manawaka, in the prairies. Hagar+s mother died while giv...
  • Hagar's Brother Dan
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    The Stone Angel is Hagar's mother's tombstone and it is in the cemetery of the town. Her father imported the statue made of marble from Italy for a hefty price. The tombstone says, "Rest in peace. From toil, surcease. Regina We ese. 1886". She died while giving birth to Hagar. Hagar stays home and remembers her past. She has a son by the name of Marvin and he doesn't like her smoking. Hagar does not like her daughter-in-law Doris. Hagar's father was satisfied with the way Hagar did in school, if...
  • Man By Learning
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    Song Of Solomon Interpretation Song Of Solomon Interpretation Essay, Research Paper In Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, Milkman Dead becomes a man by learning to respect and to listen to women. In the first part of the novel, he emulates his father, by being deaf to women's wisdom and women's needs, and casually disrespecting the women he should most respect. He chooses to stray from his father's example and leaves town to obtain his inheritance and to become a self-defined man. From Circe, a wi...

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