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Protected values and the meaning of life in Marilynne Robinson’s novel Gilead

Published Online: 18 Jul 2017
Volume & Issue: Volume 9 (2017) - Issue 1 (June 2017)
Page range: 14 - 28
Journal Details
License
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Journal
eISSN
2450-8497
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1337-9291
First Published
10 Jul 2014
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The paper examines the protected values in Marilynne Robinson’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel Gilead (2004). The aim of the study is to show the significance of three major values, namely faith, family and education. It also attempts to suggest how complexly these values interrelate and eventually represent the central tenets of the life worth living.

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