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Bread Givers

Summary: This is a "cause-effect" essay on Bread Givers, by Anzia Yezierska It is set in New York's Lower East Side, around the 1920s and is the story of a young Jewish girl, Sara, and her family, whom have immigrated from Poland. Sara and the other four women in her family struggle under the oppression of their father. Moisheh, the father, is a Jewish scholar who spends his days studying the Torah rather than supporting his family.
Set in New York's Lower East Side, around the 1920s, Anzia Yezierska's novel Bread Givers is the story of a young Jewish girl, Sara, and her family, whom have immigrated from Poland. Sara and the other four women in her family struggle under the oppression of their father. Moisheh, the father, is a Jewish scholar who spends his days studying the Torah rather than supporting his family. He believes that God does not listen to women, and that the only way women will get into heaven is by serving men. Moisheh's belief that women are subservient to men causes many conflicts in the family. Because Moisheh believes women are not as important as men, Sara consequently feels she wants to take her life in the opposite direction. First, because Moisheh controls his daughters' lives, Sara later leaves her family in New Jersey and moves back to New York...

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This section contains 669 words
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