Analysis Of Cry The Beloved County

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``Paton’s writing is the writing of voices. The voices rise with a deep sympathy for those who struggle admits civil disharmony and division. ``Discuss the extent to which you think this is true of the novel `Cry the beloved County`, paying particular attention to the style and form of Alan Paton’s writing. The paton also has some significant moments when the characters show voices of loss. A important quote is: “Cry for the broken tribe, for the law and the custom that is gone. Aye, and cry aloud for the man who is dead, for the woman and children bereaved. Cry, the beloved country, these things are not yet at an end.” By narrator. The structure and form Alan Paton is using in this quote is effective because every single sentence is short so it makes the scene more dramatic because he is able to say it quickly and create more tension. The “Aye” and “Cry” catches our attention straight away because the voice is very hurt and feels pain it also gives the whole passage a more dramatic way because it shows that the writer is feeling deep sympathy for the black community. “Aye, and cry aloud for the man is dead” Allan Paton really intents us to experience a voice of loss by crying for the dead man in a dramatic way because he also wants us to feel loss, pain and sympathy for them. This shows again that the voice he is using wants us to feel sympathy straight away by using words like “Aye” and “Cry”. So this quotation agrees with the statement “The voices rise with deep sympathy for those admits civil struggle.” The quote “Cry for the broken tribe” is important because as a result of that he is expressing in a crying voice the loss of the black communities. This equally makes him feel sympathy for those people who are affected because he is trying to make us feel sympathy too. When we read this we can almost hear him raising his voice to tell us that we should cry for the tribes that have been broken and are going to be hard to rebuild. The examples show that the voice feels sympathy and is crying for the loss of the broken tribes. This shows again that Alan Paton is showing sympathy for the broken tribe and the civil black struggle. He is outlining the crime and the struggle of young people who are

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