- At Chatsworth in 1918, the maximum daily wage for a woman was $24 while for men it was $60. Women were employed on a casual or seasonal basis and were principally used for weeding because of their smaller fingers.
In every novel, there has to be a character that self favors, above all others, if she’s going to see it through to the end.
It looks like, in this novel, the character self identifies with the most is shaping up to be Nelson.
About Gunaratne’s language: it is pungent, and self loves it very much.
pp. 78 – 79:
To see it there writ across the brick, it have me numb and leave me feeling a sorta deep-down shame. Sorta shame the Lord give you when you love a wretched thing. Was how it feel like when I realize that this Britain here did not love me back, no matter how much I feel for it.
Is how I feel what they meant when they call it a bad tide. It was the people bad mind here, the flow of the water, smell of the air. During a high tide things come fairly. The people them welcome a newcomer like a novelty. Other times the tide is low and them smiles turn to bitterness and hate.
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.