english paper 215 - Ryan Tyler English 215 Monaghan While reading Oranges are Not the only fruit Winterson explains to us the readers that there is a

english paper 215 - Ryan Tyler English 215 Monaghan While...

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Ryan Tyler English 215 Monaghan While reading “ Oranges are Not the only fruit” Winterson explains to us the readers that there is a significant connection between religion, and how society acts upon these moral rules due to one’s possible beliefs. In “Oranges are Not the only fruit” Winterson connects the idea of religious guidelines, and the moral standards that must be followed with it when Jeanette begins to be puzzled over her own sexuality, and her love for the church too. Jeanette is now faced with a difficult decision, does she abide by the rules of the church, or does she ignore what society labels her as, and act upon her instincts and true feelings and do what is right for her. Winterson is able to provide a link between Jeannette’s true feelings by further exemplifying how others around the church treats Jeanette when they find out about her behavior, and therefore Winterson is able to connect religion and behavior by first explaining that Jeanette was able to teach at the church and the relationship with her mother, to Jeanette being completely banned from the church as a whole, and banned from coming back to her own house. While Winterson is able to emphasize the importance of religion and societies

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