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A Look in the Mirror Throughout the tale of Shiloh by Bobbie Ann Mason the many social cultural and gender issues mold this story Socially Leroy is doing illegal drugs to subdue his problems Culturally Leroy is no longer comfortable with the fact that he is not providing the main source of income for his family Gender the most important issue in the story now that Leroy is home all the time he is upset by the fact that his wife Norma Jean is never there and that he is not the center of her life at this point In the course of this story Leroy has had an ongoing problem with drugs For example as Leroy lights up a joint and lies on the couch laughing to himself about Mabel catching him at it Pg 71 Whenever he is feeling down he turns to the drugs As the story progresses he continues to use the drugs more and more The most common problem with Leroy and his drug abuse is the fact that the drugs do not solve the problem they just delay it They make him oblivious to his problems with Norma Jean and become part of the reason forcing them apart in the end Leroy he had an accident this causes him to go on disability and he can no longer drive his truck before this Leroy was a truck driver who was rarely ever home When he was home though Norma Jean spent all her time with him An example of this Before his accident when Leroy came home he used to stay in the house with Norma Jean watching TV Now he is alone much of the time pg70 Being that he is home virtually all of the time now he has realized that his wife has found a life for herself and that it does not include him This is a lot of what is
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