The last thing Irene Redfield expected one afternoon was for her life to drastically change, but that’s exactly what happened the moment she bumped into Clare Kendry, a childhood acquaintance, one smoldering Chicago summer afternoon. 328 more words
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In a previous blog post of mine entitled Dark Enough to Relate, Light Enough to be the Oppressor , I addressed the idea of and the stigmas surrounding what it means to be considered “Latino”. 1,044 more words
If there is one quote from Nella Larsen’s Passing, that can easily touch on all the themes from the novel it would be:
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“I’m beginning to believe,” she murmured, “that no one is ever completely happy, or free, or safe” (Larsen 121).
“Why hadn’t she spoken that day? Why in the face of Bellew’s ignorant hate and aversion had she concealed her own origin?” (Larsen pg. 40) In Nella Larsen’s “Passing” it seems as though every character we encounter is facing some sort of identity crisis. 259 more words