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Lee 1 Kyle Lee Mr. Chaney English I Mon Apr 24 th , 2006 Conflicts in Out of Africa Isak Dinesen, who is known as one of the greatest women in the 20th century, exemplifies an ideal modern woman throughout her time in Africa. Living in an unfamiliar place, she suffers from many conflicts which would not happen in Danish society. During her early time in Africa, she meets a boy who has sores running up and down on his leg. By persuading him to go to the hospital, despite his resistance, she proves how a woman can be supportive, and stand without a man’s help. She also has an occasion to persuade another boy who killed a young man to come back to her farm. During this conflict, she follows her moral code with her bravery. At the end of her years in Africa, her farm goes bankrupt, and she relocates native squatters who have lived on her farm. During this conflict, she develops a sense of responsibility. Conflict is a pivotal element in the autobiography, Out of Africa , and the conflicts shape senses of independence, courage, and responsibility, which eventually help her to become a better person. During her time in Africa, Isak Dinesen faces a conflict that helps her to become more independent. As a woman who has a higher education than native African squatters, she offers rudimentary medical services throughout her time in Africa. She once says, “I was a
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Lee 2 doctor to the people on the farm most morning from nine to ten, and like all great quacks I had a large circle of patients, and generally between two and a dozen sick people up by my house then” (22). This demonstrates how much she helps the others even through basic treatments. One day, she meets a boy named Kamante who has sores running up and down on
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