This study guide will help you analyse the text “A Family Supper” by Kazuo Ishiguro. Here, you can see examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. We will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, the point of view and narrator, language, and themes.
Presentation of the text
Title: “A Family Supper”
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Date of Publication: 1982
Genre: Short Story
Kazuo Ishiguro (b. 1954) is a British writer, born in Japan. In 1989, Ishiguro received the Man Booker Prize for what is probably his most famous novel, “The Remains of the Day”. His Japanese heritage can be easily identified in several of his literary works, including the short story “A Family Supper”.
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