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Unformatted text preview: Barbara Kingsolver masterfully weaves the double themes of captivity and I freedom into the tapestry of her novel, The most obvious pleases, but she remains shackled by the “brainwashing” of her father’s moral and religious convictions. Therefore, her thoughts are really not her own, and she has believing she has lost her “slant”, thépart of her that makes her Adah. Leah may also find freedom to think and believe what she wants, but to an extent she is still a prisoner * in her own mind, trapped under the power of guilt and unable to fully trust in religion again. Finally, Orleanna Price had been enslaved all her life. She had married Nathan to
find freedom from the small town of her childhood, but only found herself captive once the Congolese struggle for. freedom. ...
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