Bread Givers

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Bread Givers Bread Givers shows the life of a Jewish family in modernizing America during the early 1900's, but it focuses in on a young girl who's father is a Rabbi that does nothing but teach the Holy Torah all day and does no work to earn money. During this time period it was hard on almost all Jewish families and this family was seeing this now, the inability of getting a decent job, and most of all, the need to find a suitable husband. All of the family works hard except for the father, he is always out preaching the Torah while his daughters earn the only income the family gets. He was a 'religious freak' that did nothing else to help his family through their hardships. And the thing that bothered me, the reader, the most was the fact that the daughters had to do all the work for the family and their father still had total control over them in just about every aspect if not all. The biggest part was controlling who they marry to. The first showing of this power was apparant when his oldest daughter, Bessie,
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course EDS 103 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.

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