No Telephone to Heaven Questions and Answers

No Telephone to Heaven

In in Michelle Cliff’s No Telephone to Heaven, the main character, Clare Savage, is conflicted over her mixed racial and class backgrounds, which mirror the history of Jamaica, her country of...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2020, 3:13 pm (UTC)

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No Telephone to Heaven

In in Michelle Cliff’s No Telephone to Heaven, the main character, Clare Savage, meets and befriends Harry/Harriet at a party in Jamaica thrown by a wealthy family friend, Buster Said, when she is...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2020, 2:16 am (UTC)

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No Telephone to Heaven

Clare Savage, in particular, undergoes numerous transformations through the course of the novel. For her, “migration” seems to be the permanent state of alienated exile that characterizes the...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2019, 7:44 pm (UTC)

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No Telephone to Heaven

In Michelle Cliff’s novel, the main characters who leave Jamaica for the United States are the Savage family. The father, Boy Savage, makes this decision in large part because of poverty. He has...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2020, 10:35 pm (UTC)

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No Telephone to Heaven

All the characters in this novel are concerned with finding their identity, but they go about this in different ways. The author delves into the relationships that each individual has to the groups...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2019, 1:31 am (UTC)

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No Telephone to Heaven

Many of the characters in No Telephone to Heaven have traumatic memories. Clare Savage, the main character, is travelling with other rebels (Maroons) to the site of an attack on the capitalistic...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2020, 12:33 am (UTC)

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