Waiting for the Rain by Charles Mungoshiwaiting for the rain is a beautiful book. it explores the nature of life itself in a unique kind of juxtaposition. its simplicity exudes a type of complexity not quite easy to explain. mungoshi speaks of how we all have felt at some point in our young lives. we want to leave home, we want to move out of the familiar zones in which familiarity has easily caused discomfort and a deeper yearning for more. he highlights, quite brightly, the ambitions of youth, the feeling of a parents effort not being enough. the complexity of wanting to move on with ones youthful life while not really wanting to disappoint the fearful father and fragile mother who are ever protective of their offspring is explored in a manner that sings of melancholy. i loved and still love this book.
The Setting Sun and the Rolling World
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. This was the most significant geographic feature because of the multiple advantages it provided that affected many aspects of Egyptian way of life. The first way it affected the Egyptian development was by providing a variety of building material from its riverbed. Mud from the Nile was dried in the sun and used to make basic structures and housing. In the riverbed there was also sandstone and limestone that was used for building temples, statues and pyramids. The second way the Nile benefited Egypt's development was the benefit to agriculture. The Nile provided farmers a way to irrigate crops as well as provided fertile top soil to farmers.