Out of Africa - Study Guide Chapters 1 - 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1 - 4 Summary

Chapters 1 – 4 Analysis

The African landscape features so predominantly in the book, that it can be seen almost as a character unto itself. Blixen takes great pains to attempt to convey the sense of majesty, awe and wonderment that the land inspired in her and at times speaks almost reverentially of it. The people and animals too, shaped her love of the country during her time there. During her stay she undergoes a number of changes, some subtle, while others are less so. For instance, upon first arriving on the continent, she herself admits that she had wanted to shoot and claim for a trophy one of every kind of animal, but over the years her views soften and she is content merely to observe the animals.

The book is very much an autobiographical recounting of Blixen's time in Africa, and as such is tinged with...

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