By Karma Kitaj
Beguiled is approximately each person who ever had desires that have been interrupted via cultural mores, through discrimination, or by way of their very own shortcomings. Miriam Levine, born in 1900, dreamed of occurring level, till a nearly deadly mis-step forced her to delay her “real life.” A serendipitous provide forced her to confront her internal demons and society’s expectancies. As Glinda, the nice Witch of the South within the Wizard of oz., she recites at age sixteen: “You’ve continuously had the ability, my expensive, you simply needed to research it for yourself.”
The tale is inspirational for youth and their mom and dad who dearly desire to entry the yank dream. The old context of the many years earlier than the nice melancholy, the position of immigrants and women’s suffrage parallels tricky political dilemmas that the united states faces today.
Will Miriam have the gumption to persist with her goals? Will these desires yield her the happiness she seeks? Or will she locate that her adolescence fantasies “beguile” her to hunt ‘fool’s gold?’
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Beguiled by Karma Kitaj