Queen By Louise Erdrich, The Essay

Length: 1 pages Sources: 1 Subject: Sociology Type: Essay Paper: #1830197 Related Topics: Masculinity
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Ultimately, Karl finds within the society that knows him a willingness to accept him for what he is. It is no longer necessary to hide behind jokes or trickery. He needs not change his sexual identity nor his sense of himself to establish a more mature affiliation with those around him. When reentering the society at Argus, Karl is able to do so still as himself, with a sexual identity that he is comfortable with.

When he does so, Karl is finally able to reenter into society and also into himself. He can now accept himself for what he is, and demand


It is with hope and a new maturity that Karl accepts himself. This self-acceptance is the basis upon which Karl can rebuild his life and establish a connection with his surroundings that had never been part of his…

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