English 111 Sabrina Kuah (26277095) A Small Place, Tourism: Slavery The article, “Welcome to Antigua: Welcome to Rape, Bribes, Money-Laundering, Corruption” written by Kimberly Wilson and Jamaica Kincaid’s “A Small Place” both comment on the problems in Antigua however they differ slightly due to the time difference each piece was written in different time periods. In Kincaid’s piece about tourism in Antigua, she argues strongly that tourism is another example of the exploitation of her people. She makes her opinion on tourism quickly known in the first of the four sections in her book by highlighting the irony in what she imagines what tourists see and hear upon their visit to Antiqua. In a quote where Kincaid’s message is adamantly clear, “you needn’t let that slightly funny feeling you have from time to time about exploitation, oppression, domination develop into full-fledged unease, discomfort; you could ruin your holiday. They are not responsible for what you have; you owe them
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