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The Ultimate Safari - Analysis Summary & Analysis

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Analysis

The Ultimate Safari is a selection from Nadine Gordimer's Jump and Other Stories. The protagonist is a young girl who sets out on a long journey along with her siblings and grandparents to seek refuge from a war happening in their home country of Mozambique. The narrator and the other characters in the story remain nameless. The anonymous characters foreshadow that the group of travelers are just a few of many who flee from the violence of the bandits who have destroyed their country. This is vindicated later on in the story when the family arrives at a refugee camp and finds out they among hundreds of refugees who seek shelter.

Throughout the story, Gordimer juxtaposes animals with humans. The family travels through Kruger Park to get to the country on the other side of the enormous park. The narrator is curious about seeing the animals in the...

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