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Monkey Beach

Summary: The novel Monkey Beach, written by Canadian native author Eden Robinson, represents a fusion between the modern world and that of Robinson's ancestors, allowing the reader to travel through the story alongside with a protagonist whose life is in constant conflict with her wanting to live a life completely in denial of her ancestors' traditions. Robinson carries on the native tradition by basing symbols such as ravens, oceans, and spirits, allowing for reflection on the importance of balance and trust between the real world and the spiritual world.
In the art of story telling, symbols have always played an important role. Without the ingredient of symbolism, a story seems rather dull and non-appealing. For a reader, symbolism adds depth, challenge, complexity and a sense of interest which can help in obtaining an overall better understanding of any story. Written by a Canadian native author, `Monkey Beach' represents a fusion between the modern world and that of Robinson's ancestors. This book allows the reader to travel through the story alongside with a protagonist whose life is in constant conflict with her wanting to live a life completely in denial of her ancestors traditions. Combining the cultural significance of story telling by her native ancestors in which the representation of god and life in all it's glory was seen as a chance to convey their messages of life rather then be forced to preach about their religion. Eden...

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