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I had the pleasure of watching it through the browsing room window. Anyway. The Submission! I’m still not sure how much I like this book. Compared to Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close it was much harder for me to get through. I wasn’t drawn in,wasn’t captured, by any of the characters. I think it’s probably […]

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Submission

The  further I read into Amy Waldman’s The Submission, the more fitting I found the title.  Not only do the multiple definitions of the word “submission” explained by Charlotte in her presentation apply to the novel in different ways, in addition to the meaning of the word “Islam,” as mentioned by Maria, but the book […]

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Stagnancy

This might sound like an overly harsh snap judgment, but I feel that The Submission displays an extraordinary lack of what I would describe as intellectual and emotional progress in the lives of its characters.  What’s more, this cannot be accidental on the part of Waldman. In fact, I believe that it is a vital […]

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