Theme Of The Home Place By Guy Vanderhaeghe

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Register to read the introduction… This story takes place mainly on the family land. The Home place is special to Gil “Situated in a valley’’ (14) and ‘’down by the river’’ (14). The home place also have a beautiful land that ‘’consisted of the original quarter Gil’s father had homesteaded, the pre-emption, and another 320 acres picked up cheap from a Finnish immigrant’’ (14). The farm is everything Gil ever wanted and a day away from all the beautiful sights the farm has to offer made Gil restless. Another important part of the setting is the broken fences Gil wanted to repair because ‘’the wires were rotten with rush’’ (17) and ‘’They were a disgrace’’ (14). The fact that Gil wants to repair the fences so badly makes the readers understand how attach he is to the land and how important the image of the farm

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