Kiss of the Fur Queen and Traplines
The following paper is an analysis and comparison of the novels: “Kiss of the Fur Queen” by Tomson Highway and “Traplines” by Eden Robinson.
This paper analyzes and compares the novels: “Kiss of the Fur Queen” by Tomson Highway and “Traplines” by Eden Robinson focusing specifically on their common grounds, those being: Canada as setting; focus on family relationships and hardships which revolve around two sons; and the family’s social interactions. All others are uncommon, even opposed grounds, including the authors’ styles of presenting the stories and developing the shared theme.
“Both stories center on sibling relationships, particularly brothers. The only thing shared by the brothers in both stories is sibling jealousy, although in very much different levels of intensity. In Highway’s story, Champion feels threatened by the birth of a baby brother.”