What I Have Been Doing Lately by Jamaica Kincaid

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  • What I Have Been Doing Lately
    Although it is a bit abstract, Jamaica Kincaid's "What I Have Been Doing Lately" is still a story. To understand this, first let's think about what a story is. How do you define a story? What...

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  • What I Have Been Doing Lately
    Jamaica Kincaid's "What I Have Been Doing Lately" is an abstract story. It is more about imagery than it is about narrative. It is probably closer to poetry than it is to prose. It is told in a...

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  • What I Have Been Doing Lately
    Jamacia Kincaid's "What I Have Been Doing Lately" begins with the unnamed narrator openly stating what she (or he) has been doing. The narrator begins by stating that she (assumed for clarity) was...

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  • What I Have Been Doing Lately
    The point of view used in this story is first-person. All of the story's events are told from the perspective of the narrator and this is shown clearly through the repeated use of the pronoun, "I"....

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