Jubilee - Darryl Williams C Liegh McInnis ENG 105-06 22 March 2010 Critical Analysis of Jubilee When people think of slavery they think of all the

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Darryl Williams C. Liegh McInnis ENG 105-06 22 March 2010 Critical Analysis of Jubilee When people think of slavery they think of all the bad things that come with it. Of course, one usually does not think that there are any good things about slavery. However, slavery has brought forth some of the strongest African Americans in history. In the novel Jubilee, Margaret Walker tells the story of a former slave named Vyry, and how maturity, freedom, and equality are major ideas in her life. Not only are maturity, freedom, and equality important things in Vyry’s life, but they are also thinhgs that should be important to society as a whole. The understanding of these three views is beneficial to society, because if they are utilized in the right way they will lead to a more stable and just community. For every age there is a certain way that one is expected to act and carry one’s self. This is how society measures maturity, and it has almost always been done this way. Walker show’s how as Vyry and her half sister Lillian grow older they also grow more mature. When they were
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Jubilee - Darryl Williams C Liegh McInnis ENG 105-06 22 March 2010 Critical Analysis of Jubilee When people think of slavery they think of all the

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