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The following excerpt is fromLucy: A Novelby Jamaica Kincaid (published in 1990).In this passage, Lucy, a young woman from the Caribbean, is talking to Mariah, an American woman. Lucy has recently come to the United States to work for Mariah as the family’s au pair (an arrangement in which she assists the family with childcare and other household duties in exchange for room and board).Read the passage carefully.Write a thesis statement that you would use for an essay that analyzes how Kincaid uses literary elements and techniques to explore the conflict that arises from the complex interaction of Lucy and Mariah’s different values.Write a paragraph in support of your thesis that uses at least one piece of evidence from the text. In your response you should do the following: Respond to the prompt with a thesis that presents an interpretation and may establish a line of reasoning. Select and use evidence to develop and support your line of reasoning. Explain the relationship between the evidence and your thesis. Use appropriate grammar and punctuation in communicating your argument. One morning in early March, Mariah said to me, “You have never seen spring, have you?” And she did not have to await an answer, for she already knew. She said the word “spring” as if spring were a
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