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Antonia’s perspective about a connection with Jim

I seemed to like it; even as I was holding the hand of my little sister. I was talking away in the language that Jim could not understand. Then I looked at this boy and with my eyes I tried … Continue reading

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Ilan Trencher Blog7 English 220 4-19-16             If I remember about 5 days ago, my body died on the first day. It was beginning to rot on the second, and by the third, I was being eaten dead. My eyes, … Continue reading

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Introduction–Antonia’s Perspective

I still don’t know why Jim went to all this trouble to write about me. Especially a book this long! I probably don’t even know enough words to fill a book that long and all the words in this book … Continue reading

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Chapter VI from Antonia’s Perspective

Something about the day reminded me of back home, in Bohemie. It seemed to be a warm day at first, but after I had been outside for long enough the cold reached me. It was in the breeze and the … Continue reading

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Question for Edwidge Danticat

So far I have really enjoyed reading Krik? Krak!  I love the deep love that the two young adults experience in “Children of the Sea” from their unsent letters.  The hope that they have that one day they will meet … Continue reading

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Question for Edwidge Danticat

As a Haitian writer, Danticat incorporates both her culture and values into her work. While reading pieces in Krik? Krak! I noticed both the recurring role of mothers, and minimal interaction with male characters. Although paternal figures are present, the mother-daughter dynamic … Continue reading

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Question for Edwidge Danticat

I would like to ask Edwidge Danticat why she centers so many of her books and stories on Ville Rose. I tried to Google Ville Rose. The first thing that came up were several pages about Toulouse, France which is … Continue reading

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Questions for Danticat

In class it was mentioned how Danticat has written and succeeded in writing in various genres. It’s hard to get at the level Danticat has gotten to in one genre, but the fact that she’s achieved so much in many … Continue reading

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Questions for Danticat

I did a bit of research on Danticat and found out that she has a younger brother. In her short story, Caroline’s Wedding, Danticat seems to be writing an autobiographical event, however the details are changed a bit from her … Continue reading

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Addressed to Danticat In a hypothetical situation where you must rename the title of one of your stories in Krik? Krak! which story would you choose, and what would you rename it to. Many titles of other works do not … Continue reading

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