Colored girls

Colored girls - Jon McCard In Ntozake Shange's, For Colored...

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Jon McCard In Ntozake Shange’s, For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Not Enuf, three themes play an important role in the stage play. The community of women, culture of silence, and identity of the women are important concepts that allow women to express themselves through passionate song and dance. Throughout the play, an obvious observation is the relationship of the women. They all share their stories of men, and as a whole find a powerful voice. Shange uses the individual stories of each colored girl to represent a spectrum of experiences, uniting them as a whole. An example of this can be found on page thirty-six of the text. Within I used to live in the world, three women came together to powerfully reject the advances and rude sexual comments of two men in the subway. Also in the segment no more love poems, each lady says “my love is too beautiful to have thrown back in my face.” Again, each individual woman, comes together as a community, and finds self-worth, and makes
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