Throughout my African American Literature English class (what a mouthful!), we have read many novels and nonfiction commentaries. Some novels include Frederick Douglass’s Narrative, Charles Chesnutt’s “The Sheriff’s Children” and… 768 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).