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What are the similarities between Dana and Alice in "Kindred"?

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spyderman | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 30, 2008 at 5:19 AM via web

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What are the similarities between Dana and Alice in "Kindred"?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 2, 2008 at 9:56 AM (Answer #1)

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Dana and Alice are alike in many ways. They are genetically linked, since Alice is Dana's ancestor. They look alike. They are both intelligent African-American women, and Rufus desires both of them. He gets angry at both of them because he can't have as full a control over them and their desires as he would want.

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