, Isaac Bashevis Singer gives us a character whose simplicity is a mask for a deeper, Jewish mystical (Kabbalistic) awareness. Read this story closely and point out moments where it (the story) brings the reader deeper into a mystical Jewish context. How do you feel having read a story that was loaded with mystical messages, but which, without an inside knowledge of the subject, you may not be able to fully grasp?
Issac Bashevis Singer Gimpel
Guidelines: Text book - The norton anthology of short fiction (seventh edition)
This essays should reflect the readings referenced in the prompt as well as demonstrate personal reflection and integration.
Essay should be at least 500 words.
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Singer, Isaac. Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1957. 3-22. Print.