Not the Authorial Intent

Posted May 23, 2017 11:02 pm by Mrs McLean

I was reading a British tabloid about conditions for refugees (and villagers) in eastern Germany, and I thought, “Even a  foreigner like myself–who spent one summer in Germany nine years ago–would know what a really bad idea it would be to send hundreds of (legal? illegal?) immigrants to a small town in eastern Germany.”And I wondered how a Catholic South Asian girl I knew in western Germany, Darli, was doing, and whether German resentment for a million new “southern” neighbours is affecting her. Once when we went out for dinner at a restaurant, the waitress addressed her in English and

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