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Surname 1 Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Introduction The House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III is a perfect piece of work that demonstrates the character of women. The novel presents different forms of women discriminations, for instance, Kathy’s house is wrongfully claimed because she did not pay taxes. Behrani who could have helped her took advantage of the auction price and bought the house. In this novel, the author also reveals and explains women’s determination even though they are perceived as a weaker gender in the society. Therefore, the essay will focus on illustrating the representation of women in The House of Sand and Fog with an emphasis on the way they are perceived in the society. The author described the main woman character, Kathy as a person who on a regular basis appeared to be facing challenges, but failed to overcome them on her own because she entirely depended on men. The novel revealed Kathy as a weak and depressed woman who seemed to be losing consciousness in life after her husband had left her without bothering himself to provide her with a reason to do so. Dublus III portrays Kathy as an individual who is trapped in the chaos she was not expecting to face. Moreover, Kathy believed that she lawfully
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