When I first started dating Paul, I knew that it would take a while for my parents to understand.
What I didn’t expect is how long that would take, and what we’d have to go through to get there. 1,094 more words
“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
“My husband is from India.” That’s what I tell people to distinguish the fact that he is Indian rather than Native American. When people first meet him, he is frequently asked “where are you from?” I always chuckle inside a little when he replies “Oh I’m from Jersey. 978 more words
“For I have pondered every waking night upon the nature of my emotions, be they against my logical sentiments, for you.” – he paused, “For I must simply state what comes next, though please understand I wish not to alarm you nor take advantage of your virtue.” 241 more words