As we foreshadowed in class we see Gen’s character develop further within this chapter. Gen is a very crucial part… Read more Chapter 2: Public Transportation in Tokyo
The night has passed and the hostages begin to awake in a state of confusion. It is clear that the… Read more Chapter 2: Life as a Hostage
In the second chapter of Bel Canto authority and the perception of authority has become a major component to understanding… Read more Chapter 2: Perception of Authority
Blue and red lights are flashing everywhere, stress levels are extremely high and escalating, and bull horns are being used to… Read more Chapter 2: What is it like to be a hostage?
Patchett goes through great lengths to convey the significant impact that love and admiration can have on an individual in… Read more Chapter 2: Admiration & Love
The story continues with the three generals and their hostages. A mediator from the Red Cross, Joachim Messner, comes in… Read more Chapter 2: Religious Parallels
In the second chapter of Anne Patchett’s Bel Canto, the hostage crisis escalates. Patchett introduces a few new characters, starting… Read more Chapter 2 – Religious Identity in Latin America