Canada is a diverse country in culture, language and religion. Canadian literature is based on author’s perspective of its history and geographic situations. Multicultural view as three different ways in Canada: as sociological fact, as ideology and as policy. Multicultural policies and writers most focus on ethnic diversity of minority and cultural difference in their literature from 1980 that makes Canadian literature multicultural.
In the story of “All the years of her life “by Morley Callaghan, the writer presented his work on the life changing moment. The story takes place in a drug store. Alfred Higgins stole items where he works in the store. The drug store owner caught him stealing and called his mother. Alfred scared of what his mother think about him but he surprised when he saw his mother calm fully handling the owner and got him out of his terrible situation. At home, when he saw his mother in kitchen holding a cup of tea with trembling hand. He realized that he always cause trouble in her life and decided to be a responsible person from that moment. From this story, the writer depicts about what changes may take place in a person from adolescent to adulthood, a mother love and sacrifice for her children and the moment of the truth that change a person life, all these experiences engaged reader to the story that at some point they have felt the same situations in their life.
In the story of “Sociology” by Katherine Govier, the writer focused on how changes are affected in human life as physical and emotional. The story is about a pregnant woman named Ellen and things that are changing during that period and how she handles it emotionally and by supporting of her husband. During her pregnancy, she got socialized by other pregnant couple. First she feared to have baby and new responsibilities. But eventually she accepted reality and tried to overcome her negative emotions by socializing with other mothers in counseling group. When she got news of one of mother in her group miscarriage, she felt guilty on her previous thoughts of not having baby. At the end of story, all new parents for counseling group met in Ellen house and celebrated on their life as being parents. The writer involves reader by ideas of having different emotion experiences, when a person completely starts his/her in a new way. The possibility of having good or bad life in future is unpredictable.