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When the heart is lonely.

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loneliness -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Consolation.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4911 .S65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4766551M
    ISBN 100801079004
    LC Control Number78115640


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The main characters of this classics, literature story are John Singer, Spiros 4/5. The first chapter of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter introduces us to John Singer and Spiros Antonapoulos, two good friends who live together in a town in the Deep South and who are both deaf-mutes.

Antonapoulos works in his cousin's fruit store, and Singer works as a silver engraver in a jewelry shop.

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The circumstances in this book grow out of a very specific time and place. Each character is both a product of it and reacting to it. Often in what is considered the darkest hour, people reach out for the light. In The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Singer is that light for an entire town, the hope of something good.

Through his interactions with. Music in the Book Carson McCullers once compared The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter to a three-part fugue—a technique in musical composition that evolved during the seventeenth century.

A fugue begins with a single voice expressing a theme, which other distinct voices restate as they enter one at a time. LikeFile Size: KB. About The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best novels of all time When she was only twenty-three, Carson McCullers’s first novel created a literary sensation.

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Music has a twofold significance in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. First, music is important in the structure of the novel as a whole. McCullers herself referred to the book as though it were a piece of music; she described it as a three part fugue, and discussed the work's "themes" and "contrapuntal themes" that alternately harmonize and contrast with each other.

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Radin of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers, The Oakland Tribune, July Loneliness, not despair, is the theme: Young. The novel reaches its climax when Antonapolous dies, and Singer can no longer find a reason for is a beautifully written book that takes the reader into the South in the ’s with a truth that is hard to find in most contemporary novels.

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