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The Lemon Orchard

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Maria Arias

on 30 May 2016

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Transcript of The Lemon Orchard

Written by Alex La Guma
Southafrican writer.
Marks the differences between black and white people.
Very experienced since he was detained for his antiapartheid activities.


Short summary
Setting
1960
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).
Themes
Characters
Black Man
Racism
: white against black



Injustice
The Lemon Orchard
Francisca Sorrentino
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)

1962
Symbols
White Man
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.
(1925 -1985)
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.
Apartheid:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apartheid
Lemon orchard:
an area of land devoted to lemon cultivation.
Story structure
3rd person
Descriptive plot, vocabulary
Educated teacher
Proud
Stubborn
Afraid
Innofensive
Uneducated tormentor
Aggressive
Complained about the darkness and the cold.
"We do not want any educated hottentots in our town"
BLACK
WHITE
"For God's sake, do not shoot him"
http://goanimate.com/videos/0fB59W2mLlDg?utm_source=linkshare&utm_medium=linkshare&utm_campaign=usercontent
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)
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