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Exposing Economic Disparity: Exploring the Plight of the Poor in O. Henry's "Skylight Room and Estrella Alfon's "Servant Girl" Through a Marxist Lens

Authors: Louie B. Villanueva1*, Michael Christophe R. Agustin2;

Exposing Economic Disparity: Exploring the Plight of the Poor in O. Henry's "Skylight Room and Estrella Alfon's "Servant Girl" Through a Marxist Lens

Abstract

In the world of literature, stories often serve as mirrors reflecting the myriad complexities of human existence. Within these narratives, socio-economic disparities and class struggles have recurrently found their place, shedding light on the pervasive challenges faced by the underprivileged. This analysis delves into the poignant portrayals of economic inequality and the plight of the poor as presented in two captivating narratives: O. Henry's 'Skylight Room' and Estrella Alfon's 'Servant Girl.' Through a Marxist lens, this examination seeks to unravel the underlying power dynamics, exploitation, and alienation that shape the lives of the marginalized characters within these stories.

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