• Food Can Be Something That Arouses Strong Emotion
    The two texts that are associated with emotion in the anthology are both poems, Grandpa's Soup by Jackie Kay and The Coming of Yams and Mangoes and Mountain Honey by James Berry. Grandpa's Soup is about Kay recalling her own childhood memories of spending time with her grandfather in Scotland, this is...
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  • essay
    understand one another, which can be detrimental. These ideas are demonstrated in Alex Buzo's play “Norm and Ahmed” and in the poem “Kimberley” by Jackie Kay. Often we search for a sense of belonging to place and when we do not find it, we are not fulfilled. In the play, “Norm and Ahmed” Ahmed, an Indian...
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  • Trumpet Coursework
    “Explore the way that Kay portrays family relationships in Trumpet. In what way does this theme relate to the struggle for identity?” Joss Moody the protagonist of Jackie Kay’s novel Trumpet lived in a world full of contrasts – internally Josephine but to all who knew him the famous trumpet player Joss...
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  • Carol Ann Duffy
    1982. She applied to the University of Liverpool to be near him, and began a philosophy degree there in 1974. After that she had a relationship with Jackie Kay and lived together for 10 year. During this time she had his first daughter Ella whose biological father is Peter Benson. In 1988 she began working...
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  • science vs god
     How autobiographical are Jackie Kay’s poems? Jackie Kay was born in Scotland from a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father. At a very young age she was adopted by Mr and Mrs Kay, who had already adopted a little boy. Jackie Kay was highly influenced by her upbringing when writing her poetry....
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  • islse of scilly
    Grandpa’s soup Why is her Grandpa’s soup so important to the poet? In my opinion the soup made by the Grandfather is important to the poet, because she is describing a good memory she has of her own Grandfather in real life. Often Grand-parents cook for their grandchildren and this can have a positive...
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  • explore the way jackie kay presents colman stuggle for identity in trumpet
    Explore the way Kay presents Colman and his struggle for identity. Jackie Kay reveals in ‘trumpet’ Colman’s battle and inner conflict to identify himself as an individual rather than the son of a famous trumpeter. Nevertheless, Jackie Kay conveys Colman’s most bitter struggle and his anguish at being...
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  • In What Ways Does the “Performativity of Gender” Support or Subvert Heteropatriarchy?
    power structures. By making use of Judith Butler’s theory of gender performativity mentioned above, the essay will analyze two literary texts, one is Jackie Kay’s Trumpet (1998), and the other is Ian Bank’s The Wasp Factory (1984) as examples to explain how the characters in both novels subvert dominant...
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  • Asdf
    Kindred "Kindred" by Jackie Kay is a humerus story that looks at the commonly used theme of death. Kay discusses this in a lighter manner to look at death from a different perspective than it traditionally is. Kay uses literary devices such as setting, tone, word choice and characterization to lighten...
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  • Jacky Kay
    Jackie Kay: "Why don't you Stop talking?" -Or: Nobody is simply perfect? - "Why don't you stop talking" can easily be characterized as a short story. The beginning is very strict without any introduction. We just fall into the plot. It is the same in the end. The plot reaches its climax and doesn't...
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  • Jackie Robinson and the dodgers
    February 18 2014 Jackie Robinson & The Dodgers Thesis statement: Jackie Robinson was a very inspirational, courteous, and moderate human being as a child helping his poor single mother, as a young adult going to college and being nominated for many awards, going to the U.S. Army, and as an adult...
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  • The Philosophy of W.E.B. Dubois
    Nicodermo Scarfo o Nostradamus o Hunter S. Thompson o Danielle Steele o Conrad Hilton o Mary Kay o Warren Buffet o Mobsters o ALL FULL BIO EPISODES o Special Features o BioCountry...
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  • Ielts
    extends a friendly hand to Salman and Farah… | | Shah Rukh Khan set to do a Broadway style Indian musical | | Shah Rukh’s shoulder injury postpones My Name Is Khan shoot | MORE » | | | Cold War between Amitabh Bacchan and SRK | | Ajay, SRK, Kajol & a few Idiots | | Mixed Luck for Katrina...
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  • How Is the Theme of Growing Up Explored in a Range of 20th Century Poems?
    or parents, or from retrospective points of views, recalling on the speaker’s life as a child. Chapter 7 : Black Bottom of The Adoption Papers, by Jackie Kay, is an extract of a poem that I am going to analyse. This poem is about a white mother adopting a black child and how she faces racial bullying by...
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  • John Agard
    (editor)   Heinemann, 1989 Go Noah Go!   Hodder & Stoughton, 1990 Laughter is an Egg   Viking, 1990 The Calypso Alphabet   Collins, 1990 Border Country: Poems in Progress   (contributor)   Wood Wind Publications, 1991 No Hickory, No Dickory, No Dock   (with Grace Nichols)   Viking, 1991 Grandchildren...
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  • Snow
    I have two sisters (now eight years old and sixteen). I never thought much about them until I heard someone making fun of a woman driver in front of my little sister when she was fourteen. I knew she was just a year away from driver’s ed classes and two years away from legal driving age. I wondered...
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  • Aaaaa
    Abhishek, Sonam, Bobby, Bipasha, Neil, Omi Vaidya | Abbas-Mustan | Thriller, Action | Jan 13 | Chaalis Chauraasi | Naseeruddin Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Kay Kay Menon | Hriday Shetty | Comedy, Crime | Jan 13 | Ghost | Shiney Ahuja, Sayali Bhagat | Puja Jatinder Bedi | Horror | Jan 13 | Sadda Adda | Karanvir...
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  • Jackie Robison vs Ali
    Jack Roosevelt “Jackie Robinson” & Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr “Muhammad Ali” Muhammad Ali once said, "Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.” Muhammad Ali stood for the common black man, so did Jackie Robinson. Both...
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  • Not sure
    My Daughter, The Fox By Jackie Kay We had a night of it, my daughter and I, with the foxes screaming outside. I had to stroke her fur and hold her close all night. She snuggled up, her wet nose against my neck. Every time they howled, she’d startle and raise her ears. I could feel the pulse of her...
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  • Identity
    experiences, which are also important in the structure of identity. (Woodward, 2004, p.9) Identity formation is distinguished by a combination of how I see my self and how others see me, which was explored by a social philosopher, George Herbert Mead in 1930s. Mead argued that identities are formed through...
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