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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

Quote Boat: Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

“But Adah could not stop thinking about her discovery that the whites were just as fallible as everyone else. There were bad whites and good whites, just as there were bad blacks and good blacks!

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Disturbing the Comfortable

I am a fan of Bookbub. I have tried a lot of books of which I wouldn’t have otherwise known, and found some gems in the process. 565 more words

The Craft