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1/20/10 Tituba and the Obeah Woman History of Race, Memory of Race, Fictions of Race Obeah Woman Sexuality and Magic Visible and Invisible Worlds Repetition, Revision, Reconstitution, Restitution, Retribution, Rebellion, Revenge
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1/20/10 Maryse Conde on I, Tituba I can look for my story among the witches of Salem, but it isn’t there. I felt that I would only be mentioned in passing . . There would be mention here and there of “a slave originating from the West Indies and probably practicing “hoo-doo.” … There would never, ever, be a careful, sensitive biography recreating my life and its suffering.
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Tituba the Witch “Ow! What are you doing you little witch?” He was joking, but it made me think. What is a witch? (John Indian to Tituba, 17) “Are you a witch?” he shouted. “Yes or no!” I sighed. “Everyone gives that word a different meaning. Everyone believes he can fashion a
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2010 for the course ENGLISH 166AC taught by Professor Saul during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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