Summary Of Aloha Oe By Jack London

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This is a short story written by an American writer named Jack London who is revered in Oakland as a hero and there are many places which are named after him. There is another village named Glen Ellen in Sonoma where there is a park which is named after him. He was born on January 12, 1876 in Alaska and later moved to Oakland. He was borne to an unmarried mother. He lived under very difficult circumstances by working hard in factories. These circumstances lead him to write about the low class societies and hardships faced by them. He tried to get employment in different sectors but ultimately chose to be a writer. As a writer, he got famous at an age of 25. He became the most ...view middle of the document...

She was impressed by the valor and manhood of Stephen. She had actually fallen in love with Stephen. It seemed from the impressions of Stephen that he had also fallen in love with her. But, they did not express their love. In fact, we also get a gesture that Dorothy realized her lover for Stephen at the time of her departure. The writer has vividly described the details of the departure and the festivities. There is attention to the minute details. The story takes shape in the form of the thoughts of Dorothy at the end of the story when she realized that she could not be able to get the company of her lover as there were some racial differences. She was very upset at the end. She felt currents of love in her heart. The writer vividly describes the details of the departure of the ship and that of a lover from her beloved. She appreciated her lover by throwing the flowers of her garland on her lover while the ship was sailing to be away from her lover forever and no chances of meeting him ever in her life. (London)
Setting of the story is the ship where the incidence takes place. There are many people gathered to...

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