Evocation of Reality

Examines the work of author Mavis Gallant who writes about cultural displacement.

Mavis Gallant who is very famous for her short stories depicts a very realistic portrayal of characters who find themselves in foreign territory. All of this is connected with how history intersects with peoples’ real lives. The author is interested in how exiles must cope in the world and through many of her vivid details, we begin to understand the pain of cultural displacement, as well as of foreign travel.