This study guide will help you analyse the short story “The Custom” by Charlie Patsauq which can be found in the textbook Targets, pp. 217-218. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as ideas for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Presentation of the text
Title: “The Custom” (1974)
Author: Charlie Patsauq
Genre: Short story
Charlie Patsauq is an Inuit from Canada. He wrote the short story “The Custom” while in high school.
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