Literature Analysis: Chapter 4 Part 1

Political, Psychological, Socio-cultural Dualism and Postmemory in Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America Ng Lay Sion Plot Review (Chapter 4 Part1) In January 1942, Alvin is discharged from the Canadian army and returns to Newark, America. Monty, the rich Jewish uncle of Philip, blames Herman for his failure to stop Alvin from going to the…

Literature Analysis: Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America (Chp 1 Part 2)

Stamps and Street Game:  Mapping Roth’s version of Historical Truth in the 1940s America Ng Lay Sion, Osaka University Introduction Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America (2004) is a counter-historical novel in which the homegrown anti-Semite, famous isolationist, white supremacist, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh defeats Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election, and…