The Enemy Short Story Review
Terms in this set (17)
Who is the Author of the Short Story "The Enemy"?
What year was the Short Story "The Enemy" written?
What is the British-Indian Labour Unest of 1934 and why is it signifigant to the story?
The unrest was a revolt of Surgar Cane workers due to the uneven distribution of wealth. This is important to the story because it gives you the background of the setting and gives insight to the actions of the characters.
Where did the Short Story take place?
Where did the boy and his mother move after the father died?
The Port of Spain
What were the three rules taught by the father signifgant of and what did it say about there relationship?
Gravity,Colors and God was his real father. These things show the bond between the father and son and how much different it is between their relationship and other realationships
What were the voices described?
the voice of the rioters
What did the father die of?
what was the occupation of the Father? What did town people say about the methods he used
The father was a sugar cane driver and the people said that he treated them as if they were still slaves and that he kicked them
who is Sita and Rama?
Hindu Gods. love story representative of courage and the greatest of all gods.love and good fortune.
what are two main factors that lead to the divide in the country?
race(african vs. indian)
religon(christianity vs. hinduism)
what is signifigant of the opening and ending scene?
open and ending scences shows the evolution of the charater.
what is the relationship between the change in setting and the change in character? Ex.
reform is the relationship between the two for the setting the wall and the removal of the latrines are the realation with the mother beging to show emotions
darkness,rain, and darkness are all symbolic of what? and at what points were they described?
they are foreshadowing of the bad things that are happening. these points are described when they are talking about the voices at night around the house
what was the name of the dog that got killed?
The family moves from -----to-----
barracks to a house