The shame and disgrace that humans go through is symbolized in the story by:
The sexual relationships David Lurie has display his
love of women
failure with intimacy
dislike of sex
ability to connect
Considering David Lurie as representative of old South Africa, and Lucy symbolizing a new post-apartheid South Africa is analyzing the novel as:
David Lurie admires and even somewhat resembles which nineteenth century poet?
Which word best fits the theme of Disgrace?
Disgrace is written in which point of view?
Third person omniscient
Third person limited
Third person objective
Post-apartheid South Africa is
Lurie uses slippery language and claims it is not rape when he describes his experience with:
Soraya, the prostitute
Melanie, the student
Desiree, the sister
Bev, who runs the animal shelter
In the novel, Disgrace, David Lurie is:
a supporting character
The apology David Lurie presents to the Isaac family can be seen as a display of:
hypocrisy: nothing has changed with David Lurie, nor South Africa.
hope: if Lurie can be truly sorry, there is also hope for South Africa.
manipulation: Lurie just wants his job back, and he figures an apology will work.
despair: there is no hope for either Lurie or South Africa