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Polite Insolence

“About her clung that dim suggestion of polite insolence with which a few women are born and which some acquire with the coming of riches or importance” 382 more words


Book Review - Passing

by Nella Larsen

Started: 4th October 2014

Finished: 5th October 2014

This novella is on one of my reading lists. The synopsis intrigued me so I felt that it would be a good one to read next. 259 more words


Currently Reading - Passing

Passing by Nella Larsen

Irene Redfield, the novel’s protagonist, is a woman with an enviable life. She and her husband, Brian, a prominent physician, share a comfortable Harlem town house with their sons.

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Nella Larsen's novella, "Passing"

Much debate has been made over the ambiguous ending of Nella Larsen’s novella, Passing. In focusing on the novella’s last scene, readers are left with many questions: Does Clare Kendry take her own life by jumping out the window? 896 more words