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A small place - Chien Chiu Hsiung English 1 TF9 Professor Miller A Small Place Jamaica Kincaid A Small Place addresses a lot of issues in the novel

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Chien Chiu Hsiung English 1 TF9 Professor Miller 03/19/09 A Small Place Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place addresses a lot of issues in the novel. Kincaid discusses issues range from poverty and wealth, and corruption in Antigua government. She discusses some of these issues by writing in a tourist perspective and then in her viewpoint as a native person. She wants the audiences to see how Antigua looks beautiful on the outside, but the real Antigua is very poorly structured. She writes how the roads and buildings are badly worn out, but in the richest part of Antigua, it looks pretty modern. Antigua was once ruled by the British and after independence, there are still some British influences in the area. The Antigua Ministers also involve in some organized crimes and they use it to benefit themselves. As Kincaid points out that the poor are suffering while the rich are corrupt. A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid discusses a lot of issues that Antiguans faces every day such as poverty and wealth, and corruption in government. Since the earthquake of 1974, parts of Antigua are still struggling to rebuild while the wealth and the government are ignoring the poor. In a tourist point of view, we see that Antigua
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course PRLS 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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A small place - Chien Chiu Hsiung English 1 TF9 Professor Miller A Small Place Jamaica Kincaid A Small Place addresses a lot of issues in the novel

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