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The Shawl

The Shawl

by Cynthia Ozick

Just as you can’t grasp anything without an opposable thumb, you can’t write anything without the aid of metaphor. Metaphor is the mind’s opposable thumb.


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The following PDF contains a suggested teaching schedule for a 10 class study of Cynthia Ozick's The Shawl. Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF viewing application is required to view this document.

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