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Unformatted text preview: – African American Woman The Color Purple “Everyday Use”: Mother narrates about daughters Character: John Thomas – Maggie’s Boyfriend Dee (Wangero) – not burned in the house fire Maggie – harmed in the fire, a homebody Asalamalakin- Dee’s boyfriend Alice Walker represents both daughters Dee has been away at school, comes back with her boyfriend The Conflict: quilts that have been passed from generations Dee wants them for decoration Maggie wants to utilize; she ends up getting the blankets Amy Tan Daughter of Chinese immigrants; Chinese-American writer References to pop culture “Two Kinds”-Two kinds of daughters-cultural differences-Waverly and the protagonist -“Pleading Child” and “Perfectly Content” Willard...
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