Accepting Fate

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Never Let Me Go is a mysterious story to the reader at first, but as they begin to get more in-depth, find out it’s more than one could think. Kazuo Ishiguro’s vivid imagination reflects well into his book Never Let Me Go, as the book explores one’s own morality into real life as they read it. Kazuo Ishiguro reflects the ideas of Post-Modernism and his own life and imagination through Never Let Me Go, which explores the morality of humans and their fate.

On November 8, 1954 Kazuo Ishiguro was born, his father Shizuo and his mother Shizuko. (R.C.) Born in Nagasaki, Kazuo moved to Britain in 1960. (R.C.) Shizuo, Kazuo’s father, an oceanographer was offered by the British government a job. (R.C.) The job offered being exploration of the North Sea oil fields (R.C.) Shizuo took the offer and moved the family to Guildford. (R.C.) The family initially thought the movement would be temporary. (R.C.) They soon after found many reasons to stay in Britain, as Shizuo loved the fact there was a lack of social obligation in the country. (R.C.) Ishiguro’s family decided to stay in Britain, himself and his sisters immersed in British culture. (R.C.)

Kazuo Ishiguro went to a typical British school, soon finding himself fully integrated. (R.C.) Kazuo Ishiguro read classic nineteenth literature, like Charles Dickens and Charlotte Brontë. (R.C.) Kazuo also grew up with other influential European writers such as Anton Chekhov, a Russian dramatist. (R.C.) Kazuo Ishiguro still retains ties to Japan. (R.C.) Through childhood memories, 1950’s Japanese films, and Japanese books Kazuo Ishiguro retained a vision of Japan. (R.C.) His family regularly conversed in Japanese. (R.C.) Ishiguro has a strong interested in Japanese films that portray its past,...

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