Bread Givers | Study Guide

Anzia Yezierska

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Overview

Author

Anzia Yezierska

Year Published

1925

Type

Novel

Genre

Historical Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

Bread Givers is narrated by its protagonist, Sara Smolinsky. It is written in the first person and is limited to Sara's own perceptions.

Tense

Bread Givers is written in the past tense.

About the Title

"Bread Givers" is a term the protagonist, Sara, uses to refer to providers. It is used with some verbal irony in reference to the men of the story, who do little to actually provide for their wives and daughters. Sara, however, is determined to be her own "bread giver."

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