Thousand Acres - 1806 Words
A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley, is a story of incest, ignorance, and the
imperialistic voice of the almighty man. Ignorance of being lead by a man, particular
views of Rose and Ginny, and domesticated to believe that "When we are good girls and
accept our circumstances, we're glad about it. . .When we are bad girls, it drives us
crazy" (99). The imperialistic voice usually comes from the omnipotent Larry Cook, Rose,
Ginny, and Caroline's father. And the incestuous relations...
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