• African Literature and Culture
    . Family. Anchor Books: New York, 1991. Hooks, Bell. “Healing the Hurt.” We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity. Routledge: New York, 2004:134. Kincaid, Jamaica. The Autobiography of My Mother. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996. Sofola, Zulu . “Feminism and African Womanhood” in Obiaoma Nnaemeka (ed), Sisterhood: Feminisms and Power From Africa to the Diaspora. Trenton: Africa World Press, 1998...
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  • bala
    hi Childhood is a time where children learn about the world around themselves. They see and experience many factors that influence their everyday lives, which help them grow stronger when they become adults. In “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid and “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara the characters within...
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  • Girl
    within the two short stories, ?Girl? by Jamaica Kincaid, and John Updike?s ?A&P,? the literary elements character and theme are made evident. These two elements are prominent in each of the differing stories yet similarities are found through each by studying the elements. The girls? innocence and...
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  • Slavery in the Caribbean
    place of glory in the British Empire, with Barbados nicknamed "Little England," to its present position of instability and reliance on tourism for the survival of the economy. Some writers, including Jamaica Kincaid, see tourism as an extension of the system of slavery, with the "natives" there for...
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  • Yupp
    But what if the baker won't let me feel the bread? Girl by Jamaica Kincaid is definitely an interesting read about how a “good” woman in most likely the writer’s culture is supposed to be like. At first I began to think that this is not a story at all but a list of does and don’ts for women in...
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  • Judy Brady
    also take care of the children. At the time, when Brandy wrote this essay, a wife was expected to do everything in and around the house and take care of all the appointments, husband's needs, and all house needs. In another passage "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid is about a mother who delivers a...
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  • She's the Man
    be. The story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid, describes what a girl needs to learn in life to fulfill the roles of a woman in society. What type of person someone is is not mentioned, only how society views what a girl should be learning while growing up. With time, the view of what a girl should be...
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  • Mister
    Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid (1983) Reprinted in 40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology by permission of Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, LLC Read for: C.B.’s Short Story Sunday John’s Short Story Monday This is not your typical short story. It is a sentence. A very long one, but it doesn’t...
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  • Essay
    have seen and experienced this particular relationship. Some works that describe the relationship between the state and the individual can be in found in texts named On the Rainy River by Tim O’ Brien, Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell, and On Seeing England for the First Time by Jamaica Kincaid...
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  • Ruth Benedict's Relationship with Her Mother
    about the life of Ruth Benedict, as well as two others written by Jamaica Kincaid and Andrea Lee, we will explore the mother daughter relationship, and just how much effect these mother's had on their daughter's adult personalities. Ruth Benedicts experience as a child formed her into the adult...
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  • Girl and Eleven Compared
    Compare and Contrast: Girl and Eleven The stories “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros and “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid have many similarities and differences. They differ in the manner in which they were written and the content thereof. Each author uses different elements of fiction to portray the lessons...
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  • Jamaica Kincaid's "Girl"
    . Kincaid uses special techniques for readers to recognize how difficult a women's job is. The author also gives us clues through the story that she demands for equality. Jamaica techniques also gives readers the knowledge the information on how a woman was portrayed in Antigua and it gives readers the...
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  • Misogyny and the Patriarchal Contruct
    suggested by this doll. This implies that patriarchy is something we can not permanently overthrow because it is so deeply rooted in our society. In contrast, the short story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid suggests that women are sentenced to patriarchy as a result of socially constructed gender...
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  • Annie John
    . BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. Cassidy, Thomas. Rev. of Annie John. Literary Reference Center. Tyngsboro Public Library. 10 Apr. 2009 . 2. Garbett, Ann D. Rev. of Annie John. Literary Reference Center. Tyngsboro Public Library. 10 Apr. 2009 . 3. Kincaid, Jamaica. Annie John. 1985...
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  • Audience, Aim and Tone
    | | | | | | | | | |“Girl” | | | | |by Jamaica Kincaid...
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  • Girl
    Many females can relate to “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid, not only through childhood experiences but also through society’s view on women today. The mother may seem strict and overbearing but has reason to do so due to her fear of her daughter becoming a slut. With the theme as fear of the...
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  • History
    both with the same critical lens. You must show how the work contributes to your understanding of the issue you chose (race, gender, class, psychological). You may choose from the following: Toni Cade Bambara “The Lesson” Countee Cullen “Incident,” Jamaica Kincaid: “Girl” Julia Alvarez: “How...
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  • Gender Expectations from Society
    when growing up, and responsibilities are the differences the stories “Boys” by Rick Moody and “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid illustrate very well. And as society has its role, it uses these differences to set standards for each gender as for what is expected by them. These standards that are set are very...
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  • Personal Perspective Argument
    be close to. Work Cited Kincaid, Jamaica. “Girl.” Reading Literature and Writing Argument. Ed. Missy James and Alan P. Merickel. Boston: Pearson, 2011. 31-32. Print. Hayden, Robert. “Those Winter Sundays.” Reading Literature and Writing Argument. Ed. Missy James and Alan P. Merickel. Boston: Pearson, 2011. 34. Print "Pilot." That 70's show. 1998. Television....
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  • Sdjfs
    George Orwell – “Politics and the English Language” p. 529 Amy Tan – “Mother Tongue” p. 542 Loren Eiseley – “The Bird and the Machine” p. 601 Mark Twain – “Two Ways of Viewing a River” handout George Orwell – “Shooting an Elephant” p. 979 Jamaica Kincaid – “On Seeing England for the First Time...
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