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Davita"s harp

Chaim Potok

Davita"s harp

by Chaim Potok

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

115,659

StatementChaim Potok.
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23257785M
ISBN 100394542908

5 Major Quotes Plot Summary Characters "And for as long as I am able to remember, a door harp hung on our front door." Ilana Divita (page 5) "Hitler, Stalin, Roosevelt, Mussolini, Trotsky. Brownshirt gangsterism, black-shirt murderes. Unions, bosses, capitalists. On with the. Title: Davita's Harp Author: Chaim Potok Publisher: Ballantine Books, Format: PDF Size: MB Pages: For Davita Chandal, growing up in the New York of the s and '40s is an experience of joy and sadness. Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with the fiercely bright hope of a new and better Edition: Ballantine Books.

: Davita's Harp () by Potok, Chaim and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(K). Davita's Harp is one intriguing book. The description of the tensions that I liana Davita and her family endured during the late 's-early 's in New York and the entire Fascism vs. Communism backdrop is indeed very vivid. Davita's Harp illustrates what might have happened if Hitler was successful most notably with the comments of one of /5(76).

Davita’s Harp is the only one of Potok's full-length novels to feature a female protagonist. OTHER NOVELS BY AUTHOR CHAIM POTOK • The Chosen • The Promise • My Name is Asher Lev • In the Beginning • The Book of Lights • Davita's Harp • The Gift of Asher Lev • I Am the Clay • Old Men at Midnight GUIDE TO THE CHARACTERS. Davita's Harp is one of the books that show you the world through a child's eye. It takes you through war, politics, Religion and makes you open your mind to new ways of thinking and new ideas. I loved all the extra learning that came with this book too. I had never heard of Guernica or Centralia, and had to teach myself a little about Judaism too.4/5(8).


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'Davita's Harp' is another compelling novel from Chaim Potok. I don't know how I'd missed this one, having read all his other novels long ago; but what a treat. To be able to lose yourself in a book, and feel dismayed to reach the end is a rare thing; yet something I've come to expect from Potok's by: 2.

In this sense at least I think Davitas Harp qualifies as just that, a classic. Potoks book was written in but its setting is the late s. This is an era of severe political division and aggression in 4/5.

Davita's Harp Homework Help Questions. What is the symbolism of the harp in Davita's Harp. The harp that hangs on the door wherever Davita lives is a symbol of imagination, continuity, and hope.

Jason's family is making their ``third move in five years''; once again, Jason says good-bye to his friends and packs his belongings. Meanwhile, he finds comfort up in a dogwood tree. It listens to his worries and even answers, and when it's time to leave an old Ilana Davita Chandal is the New York-born daughter of Michael and Anne, both Communists of the Thirties.

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The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. 'Davita's Harp' is another compelling novel from Chaim Potok. I don't know how I'd missed this one, having read all his other novels long ago; but what a treat. To be able to lose yourself in a book, and feel dismayed to reach the end is a rare thing; yet something I've come to expect from Potok's books/5(98).

To her, life's elusive possibilities for happiness, for fulfillment, for decency, become Davitas harp book real and resonant as the music of the small harp that hangs on her door, welcoming all guests with its sweet, gentle tones. Praise for Davita's Harp “Rich enchanting [Chaim] Potok's bravest book.”—The New York Times Book Review/5(14).

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Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. About Davita’s Harp. For Davita Chandal, growing up in New York in the s and ’40s is an experience of indescribable joy—and unfathomable sadness.

Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with the fiercely bright hope for a new, better world.

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This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Davita’s Harp by Chaim Potok. Davita’s Harp is a historical novel by Chaim Potok. As Davita comes to life, so does the book. Hitler’s death camps, Franco’s troops, the atomic bomb don’t defeat Mr. Potok’s characters. For there is a sweet, loving bond that links their lives, a bond symbolized by the gentle tones of the small harp that has been fixed to a door wherever Davita has lived.4/5(32).

To her, life's elusive possibilities for happiness, for fulfillment, for decency, become as real and resonant as the music of the small harp that hangs on her door, welcoming all guests with its sweet, gentle tones.

Praise for Davita's Harp “Rich enchanting [Chaim] Potok's bravest book.”—The New York Times Book Review/5(20). Davita's Harp () About book: Potok's use of recurrent images borders on overt symbolism, and yet retains an internal coherence beyond that of religious iconography or surrealist leaps by having his narrators tell you exactly what the images mean.

This is probably what makes Davita's Harp a childrens' book, even thought it explicitly and graphically addresses child abuse, rape, mutilation /5(1). Preview of Davita's Harp Summary: Dauita's Harp is one of the few books in the largely masculine tradition of American literature to deal with the quest for female identity.

It is also Potok's first novel depicting those issues peculiar to growing up female in the twin patriarchies of both American and Jewish mainstream culture.

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Get this from a library. Davita's harp. [Chaim Potok] -- The daughter of a non-believing Jewish mother and a non-believing gentile father--dedicated Communists both--Davita Chandel, growing up as the world suffers through the Spanish Civil War and World.

Cote Keller The first thought that’ll cross any reasonable, well informed person’s mind upon picking up a book entitled Davita’s Harp ought to be something like (can you call it?) “Why would you hang a stupid, ugly harp on your door instead of a violin. It’s not as though there are any famous, talented, beautiful harpists it would remind you of, and the violin is also adaptable to.

Davita's Harp (Book): Potok, Chaim: For Davita Chandal, growing up in New York in the s and '40s is an experience of indescribable joy--and unfathomable sadness.

Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with the fiercely bright hope for a new, better world. But the deprivations of war and the Depression take their ruthless toll.Davita's Harp (Book): Potok, Chaim: Davita, raised by a Jewish mother and a Gentile father, sees the horrors of the Spanish Civil War and World War II and comes to understand that she can decide for herself what she does and does not believe.Davita's Harp.

Synopsis: from the dust jacket. Davita's story begins in New York City in the s. Her parents (her mother is Jewish, her father Gentile, both non-believing) have subsumed their radical different pasts in a shared dedication to Communism, and are raising their daughter to ignore the variousness of her background in favor of the.