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[3 of 5] The Adoption by Zidrou and Arno Monin, pages 58-83 (2020)

Author: Zidrou and Arno Monin

Zidrou and Monin, Arno. The Adoption. Translated by Jeremy Melloul, Magnetic Press, 2020, pages 58-83.

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Robyn G (Jul 18 2021 10:23AM) : Literally, my sister whens she not working she'll forget things that happened 10 minutes ago.
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Harry B (Jul 19 2021 8:12AM) : Reflections from father to son more

Is this a reflection of how hard the father is on his son?

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Robyn G (Jul 18 2021 10:24AM) : I almost thought she was going to give him the painting from part 2 with the lady drawn in red.
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Robyn G (Jul 18 2021 10:27AM) : This is actually a Senegalese robe that both men and women wear with slight variation in if I remember correctly the neckline shape. They come and many different colors and patterns.
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Harry B (Jul 19 2021 8:14AM) : Robe more

I like how this piece of multiculturalism is inserted into the plot as another aspect of the grandfather, beginning to switch over being more open, etc..

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Robyn G (Jul 18 2021 10:28AM) : Can we call them the three musketeers?
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Harry B (Jul 19 2021 8:36AM) : Three Musketeers more

I definitely see this group as defining the grandfather – he has put his energy and time into this group mainly.

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Robyn G (Jul 18 2021 10:30AM) : Something about him was always of to me. Like the artist who drew him always portrayed him to me as kind of suspicious.
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I agree! I feel as if the author/illustrator DID do some things that make his character be portrayed – to the reader, as him being kind of “shady”

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Robyn G (Jul 18 2021 10:34AM) : So did they never legally adopted her? They just took her from the chaos after the earthquake?
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Harry B (Jul 19 2021 8:43AM) : As you read on more

I think you being to see there were some steps he left out as part of the adoption process, let me know if you see that as well.

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It is interesting how this is broken up into segments and that so much of their lives are represented over such a period of time.

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Does the author/illustrator do something that helps you come back on track as a reader?

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