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    I think that one way in which Danticat is able to tailor her style for this audience is through the use of first person narrative. The setting of Good Housekeeping is one where Danticat is able to...

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    Danticat's essay about the 2010 earthquake is reflective of the pain that she experienced as both Haitian- American as well as human being. The reading illuminates that such disasters impact us on...

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    Celiane Esperance, the narrator of Edwidge Danticat's Behind the Mountains, loves her journal. She calls her journal "Ti liv mwen" ("my sweet little book"). The journal was given to her by her...

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    In "Boat People," written by Felix Morisseau-Leroy and read aloud by Edwidge Danticat at the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature in 2009, the stereotypes are included in the...

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    "Night Talkers" raises the issue of legal judgment by introducing (1) Bienaimé’s murder of Dany’s parents and mutilation of Estina, and (2) Claude’s drug-induced murder of his father....

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    Claude has come from New York, and his language and manner of speaking in using idioms is street talk from the big city. When Claude was younger, still a minor, his father had taken his drugs...

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    Estina speaks to Dany in his dream, the one in which he tells her about Bienaimé’s having murdered his parents. As the moral force in Dany’s dream, Estina’s interest is in making it...

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    Dany has returned to Haiti to tell his Aunt Estina that when in New York he found Albert Bienaim who had killed his parents and deprived Estina of her eyesight. Earlier, in Haiti, it seems that...

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    The "night talkers" are those, like Dany and Estina, who seem to speak their dreams "aloud in the night," and therefore who somehow derive their moral characters from the dreams. Even though...

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    "Night Talkers" is a story based on life and personal beliefs in Haiti, as contrasted with the less personal relationships of those in America, centered on New York. On the island, communication...

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