The English Patient/Theme of Nationalism

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A 5 page essay that discusses the theme of nationalism in Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient, which tells a psychologically complex narrative in which the themes of nationality and identity are interwoven. The web of relationships, issues and circumstances that are associated with the theme of nationality, within the context of World War II, serves to interconnect the lives of the principal characters and also underscores the various ways in which they each perceive nationality, internationality and the roles of these concepts in their lives. Bibliography lists 5 sources.