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Troubling Feminism

I want to return to the discussion that began in class last night concerning the “problem” of thinking of a text by an African woman as a “feminist text” simply because its author is female and its subject(s) is/are concerned with women, family, and/or domestic happenings. 263 more words

The Language of Rape in Second Class Citizen

One of the sources I studied for my annotated bibliography noted the relationship among marriage, rape, and language. After reading this article, I couldn’t help notice the way Adah tells her story about Francis and his abusive treatment. 324 more words

Annotated Bibliography: Second Class Citizen

Here is the annotated bibliography for Thursday’s class. I tried to vary the resources, so they cover multiple interpretations for many of Emecheta’s works. I found that many articles that relate to other novels can still connect with this one. 6 more words