Overcoming Life In Gulag Voices

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One common theme in both novels is there was always difficulties to overcome. There are different difficulties depending on the situation a person was in but every Soviet citizen had to overcome difficulties. In Sofia Petrovna there was the challenge of overcoming life with her son being in the Gulag camp system and not having a job. Sofia overcomes this by becoming an optimist. She never loses hope that her son Kolya will be released early she tells people her son was released early. By having a positive outlook on life she forgets the troubling situation she is in and continues to live her life. In Gulag Voices there were many challenges living inside the Gulag camp system. There were many challenges in the camp system most were physical

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