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Unformatted text preview: Rebecca Meyer Professor Cabusao LCS 121 4 November 2009 Five Page Paper #2 – Outline Theoretical Concept: Difference Texts: Fledgling- Octavia Butler “Recitatif”- Toni Morrison “Sonny’s Blues”- James Baldwin Thesis: in the novel Fledgling, written by Octavia Butler and in the short stories “Recitatif” by Toni Morrison and “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin, the theoretical concept of difference is most predominant when it comes to racial issues, customs of society, and sexual orientation. Difference in texts Fledgling: • Shori is black, other Ina are white • Shori has no memory of her past • Doesn’t have to sleep during the day • Not hurt by crucifix • Learns about herself through her difference • Venom is stronger • Is under attack by silks because she’s different Ina vampires are unlike the stereotypes that vampires such as Dracula are. Ina society is much Ina vampires are unlike the stereotypes that vampires such as Dracula are....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2010 for the course LCS 121 taught by Professor Koelz during the Fall '08 term at Bryant.
- Fall '08