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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

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...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2010 11:44 am UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2019 8:54 pm UTC

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What I Have Been Doing Lately

This story is told in the first person but with a twist. The narrator recounts a tale of responding to a knock at the door, only to find nobody there. They then go on a walk. The language is...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2017 1:40 pm UTC

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