Kindred | Study Guide

Octavia Butler

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Overview

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Author

Octavia Butler

Year Published

1979

Type

Novel

Genre

Science Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

Kindred is told from the first-person point of view of the protagonist, Dana Franklin.

Tense

Kindred is told in the past tense.

About the Title

Kindred deals with a relationship complicated through time travel between a modern African American woman, Dana Franklin, and her ancestors, a white slave owner named Rufus Weylin and an enslaved woman named Alice Greenwood.

Summary

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