CRESCENT - CRESCENT By Diana Abu-Jaber Convoluted...

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Unformatted text preview: CRESCENT By Diana Abu-Jaber Convoluted Narrative- Truth- can we know t ruth with a capital T? whats the problem- Straightforward- Timeline- Characters meet expectation- Reflect Reality Magical Realism- an aesthetic style or narrative modes in literature in which magical elements are blend into a realistic atmosphere in order to access a deeper understand of reality. - These magical elements are explained like normal occurrences that are presented in a straightforward manner with allow the real and the fantastic to be accepted in the same stream of thought. Romance T ragic- marked by or expressive of tragedy.- Cresent is about a Thirty-nine-year-old Sirine, never married, lives with a devoted I raqi-immigrant uncle and an adoring dog named King Babar. She works as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant, her passions aroused only by the preparation of fooduntil an unbearably handsome Arabic literature professor starts dropping by for a little home cooking. Falling in love brings Sirene's whole heart to a boilstir ring up memories of her parents and questions about her identity as an Arab American.questions about her identity as an Arab American....
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