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What is a summary of A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid?

Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place is a partially autobiographical novel in which she reflects on her childhood experiences in Antigua in the Caribbean due to colonialism and post-colonialism.She...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2015 9:19 am UTC

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What would be a good thesis statement for Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place?

A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid begins with a description of what you will see if you arrive in Antigua as a tourist. It promises not just a small place, but a beautiful one, more beautiful than...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2020 3:50 am UTC

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What would be a good conclusion in an essay about Kincaid's A Small Place?

The conclusion will depend to a great extent on the nature of your essay and, if it is argumentative, what your argument has been. Nonetheless, many of the best conclusions take the principal ideas...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2020 8:11 am UTC

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How is Native Language, Pathos and Neocolonialism discussed in A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid? With examples.

There are lots of examples of native language, neocolonialism, and pathos in Jamaica Kincaid's book-length essay A Small Place. When we talk about pathos, we’re talking about a rhetorical technique...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2020 4:34 pm UTC

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How does Jamaica Kincaid interrogate her own views, and ultimately change her perspective in A Small Place?

The author Jamaica Kincaid changes her own views based on life experience. Born on Antigua in 1949 during the years of British colonial rule, which would last until 1981, her early life (in which...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2015 4:20 pm UTC

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What is a good introduction for an essay on Kincaid's A Small Place?

Jamaica Kincaid introduces Antigua as a beautiful paradise for tourists at the beginning of A Small Place. It seems like an advertisement to draw visitors to the island, until some uncomfortable...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2020 6:25 am UTC

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What does Kincaid argue is wrong with how tourists think of natives in A Small Place?

Kincaid is positively scathing of what she sees as tourists' moral and spiritual exploitation of the natives. To a large extent, she argues that this is due to ignorance. All tourists tend to see...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2019 6:48 am UTC

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How is Native language discussed in A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid? Give examples. In other words, how is the...

In A Small Place, Jamaica Kincaid describes the role of language in the colonizing process. The national language of Antigua is English, and all other languages in the country are repressed or...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2020 1:51 am UTC

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