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Question: English & Literature

On page 433 of poisonwoodbible , Leah says'"When the neighbors or students ask me my nationality,i tell them I come from a country that no longer exists.They can believe it.What does she mean by this?
In English & Literature | Asked by streetboy
Asked from the The Poisonwood Bible study pack
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umm.... 

could it mean that she was from the "Belgian Congo" which is "Republic of Congo" now.. she identifies herself as being from the old one and thus she said that she was from a nationality that no longer existed....

I am not sure.. but thats how I look at it..

hope that helps. 

pravesh_mallik | 1570 days ago