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Girl By Jamaica Kincaid 1978 What it is that is there are the rules that how every women behaves. It is seems this is sets from the 1960s or whatever. But so many unnecessary rules to behave like a women and not actually be a human at all. Since there are many words that I don’t understand, probably it is set back from the meaning behind. Antigua is a island near the Carribeans or the British West Indies, like I don’t know of where this poem criticises of. -_- Like I know males carribeans are 6_6. This symbolizes as a mother telling her daughter the advice of how to be a woman as she grows older. Such things like how to work around the household, and relationships like how to smile that she likes and don't like,etc. The themes of a mother says to her to be acted respectfully in the community or society. As the mother would be worried if her daughter not to be acted as promiscuity or immorality, as well not be acted as a “boy”. There is a domestic knowledge for a
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