Image of the Caribbean . Jan van de Straet’s engraving “America”--the new world as a woman. On Diaspora.
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the grandmother as the positive figure
Olive Senior, Working Miracles: Women’s Lives in the English-Speaking Caribbean (Chapter 1)
(white) (brown) (dark)
Laura 2 sons (2 fathers)
(Bertram’s Mistake; Bertram’s stray shot)
grandmother’s—ritual (the Table, Table Manners, the Meal 195-96)
Can you think of other examples of contrasts in the story?