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Krik? Krak!

What is the point of view in "New York Day Women" in Krik? Krak!?

Although "New York Day Women" is largely written in first person, Danticat's story alternates between two voices. The alternating voices (signifying conflicting points of view) demonstrate the...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2018 4:44 pm UTC

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What are some literary terms in "Seeing Things Simply" in order to create a research question for this short story?

"Seeing Things Simply" is one of the nine short stories in Edwidge Danticat's collection Krik? Krak!. In this story, the young girl named Princesse poses nude for a foreign painter named Catherine....

Latest answer posted May 23, 2016 11:35 pm UTC

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What is the relationship between the narrator and her mother in the short stories "Caroline's Wedding" and "New York...

The short story collection Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat is a collection of nine short stories, most of which deal with mother/daughter relationships of Haitian immigrant women. The short story...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2016 12:11 am UTC

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What is a quote that helps describe the book Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat?

Krik? Krak! is a collection of nine short stories by Edwidge Danticat, a Haitian writer. While each story is different, involving different characters, locations, and events, these stories are held...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2016 12:31 am UTC

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Are there some characters tied together in Krik? Krak! and if so, how are they connected?

The characters in the stories are connected thematically and by type of relationship. As Edwidge Dandicat explains in the Epilogue, mother and daughter relationships are especially important in the...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2019 4:08 am UTC

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How does symbolism work in "A Wall of Fire Rising"?

There are several examples of symbolism in Edwidge Danticat's "A Wall of Fire Rising" which work to tie together the story's overall themes of aspiration and desperation. The hot air balloon plays...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2020 9:11 pm UTC

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Who are some of the female characters in the short story collection Krik? Krak!

The short story collection Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat is a collection of nine short stories, most of which are told by a female narrator or follow female main characters. Here, I'll break down...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2016 11:53 pm UTC

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