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Unformatted text preview: clothes his father chose for him, even to the point where had it not been for his sister's timely interference, he would have chucked the whole collection into the fire. Tomas eventually opposes his father's will by refusing to learn how to make caskets, deciding to marry a woman who cannot cook, and wanting to where Wolof clothes and live in a mud hut. Tomas even tries to get fired from his job, because I never get a proper holiday. Tomas does now want to become anything like his racist, close-minded, sexist father who thinks a wife should be slaving away in the kitchen all times to make good chop for her husband who sits down alone and eats the best of everything himself. Courifer already did not speak to his wife much, because they had nothing in common, and now that Tomas has decided not to follow in his plans, he no longer speaks period....
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- Fall '10
- World Literature