Family Separation In Empire Of The Sun

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A family separation, whether it is because of a divorce or because of a bigger cause, is an unfortunate event that affects the entire family and their ways of life. A big cause that often leads to family separation is war, during which families are torn apart, and family members are lost. In the novel Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard, this theme of family separation is presented through the story of the struggles of a young boy during the World War II. This autobiographical war novel introduces a young boy starting his teenage years, Jim, who is separated from his parents in this world at war. THESIS: differents steps: denial, sadness, acceptance, hope When Jim is first left alone, he has a hard time dealing with the fact that he

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