The Stone Angel

Hagar Shipley is a much-loved character in Canadian literature by an equally much-loved author who has stood the test of popularity and time to be counted as a significant voice in Canadian literature. Hagar did not have an easy life, but she never backed down from what life gave her. She is, in many ways, an iconic Canadian survivor.

Now, in a brief (5-7 paragraph, or roughly between 2 & 3 pages) essay explore the character of Hagar Shipley as a survivor. Discuss ways in the novel where she demonstrates those survival attributes.

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