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The Lemon Orchard
Transcript of The Lemon Orchard
Marks the differences between black and white people.
Very experienced since he was detained for his antiapartheid activities.
Lemon orchard - South Africa.
Dark, cold place.
"There was a chill in the air"
(page 51- line 2)
"[...] bitter-sweet citrus smell hung gently on the night air"
(page 51, paragraph 3, 2/3 line).
: white against black
The Lemon Orchard
Maria Arias - Ignacio Peres Franco Lagomarsino
"The hidden moon" (page 51)
The dog: "a dog started barking in short high yaps, and then stopped abruptly" (page 53)
The characters remain unnamed and this suggests that this story can happen to anyone, everywhere.
5 characters: one of them is a "coloured" captive. The other four local white men.
A former social system in South Africa in which black people and people from other racial groups did not have the same political and economic rights as white people.
They were forced to live separately from white people.
an area of land devoted to lemon cultivation.
Descriptive plot, vocabulary
Complained about the darkness and the cold.
"We do not want any educated hottentots in our town"
"For God's sake, do not shoot him"
The crickets: "The night close around was quiet now that the crickets had stopped their small noises, but far out others that did not feel the presence of the men continued the monotonous creek-creek-creek". (page 53)