Why is Da-duh so frightened of the narrator's stories of New York?

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Da-duh seems to be concerned and frightened by the stories about New York for a couple of reasons.  First of all, even though she tries to convince the narrator that there is no place like Barbados , she seems to have some regret about not seeing the many places in the world outside her homeland.  She may feel some sort of jealousy for her granddaughter’s ability to experience and see things Da-duh could never imagine. She continuously tries to catch her granddaughter in lies, but sees in the narrator’s face that she is telling the truth. The world of Brooklyn, New York is beyond Da-duh’s imagination, and in many...

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