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The Exile in Literature : Remembering What Has Been Lost and Finding the Courage to Move Forward
(East Carolina University, 2014)
Cultural displacement and exile are major topics that are portrayed in Caribbean literature and in this Master's thesis, I analyze the exilic experience as depicted in texts written by Julia Alvarez, Cristina García, and ...
Blankets in the River with Oranges and Other Stories
(East Carolina University, 2015)
This thesis is a collection of five short stories, four flash fiction pieces, and one creative nonfiction piece. They all have strong character perspectives and are unified by a distinctive Caribbean/Central American ...
Meeting the Madwomen : Mental Illness in Women in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea, Hijuelos's Our House in the Last World, and Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban
(East Carolina University, 2012)
This study seeks to examine the character of the madwoman in Caribbean literature in three novels: Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea, Oscar Hijuelos's Our House in the Last World, and Christina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban. Four ...
A CYCLE OF CONTROL : WOMEN'S IDENTITY LOSS THROUGH COLONIALISM IN THE CARIBBEAN AND AFRICA
(East Carolina University, 2013)
Through analysis of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Autobiography of My Mother by Jamaica Kincaid, and Beka Lamb by Zee Edgell this thesis explores women's loss of identity through colonialism and ways in ...