1. How does Hurston utilize the "sailing ships" metaphor in
order to contrast the different ways of men and women? Apply this metaphor to the life of Nanny? Hurston takes the same metaphor but she turns it into the tropes of life. Different ways
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The History of Mary Prince Study Guide #2-3: o Mundane violence: There is a book by Hartman, she is a slavery specialist. In the first book, she came up with an argument: She spoke about Fredrick Douglass with regards to mundane violence. You have a patro
She was born around 1788 in Bermuta. She was enslaved to 3 different men. Mr.
Wood, Mr. D, and Mr. I.
Initially, she was bough by a master for his grandchild. It was very common.
Prince, like Equiano, was rather nave because she didnt know the difference
Sarah Baartman she lived during the time Mary Prince was enslaved in Caribbean. Notes on the State of Virginia - Thomas Jefferson. Bartmaan, somewhere between the end of the 18th century and beginning of the 19th century, was brought when she was arou
The setting of the novel vs. the lifestyle of Hurston:
The novel is meant to start towards the end of slavery because Nanny talks about
her life as a slave masters concubine.
The novel encompasses the end of slavery and goes into the 1900s.
It was publis
Hurston didn't come close to this style of novel. She writes a different kind of book and story. What she engaged in is a speakerly novel, one that reads more like a conversation between a teller, a mouthpiece, and an audience. Phoebe is the teller. P
Hurston was a Republican when most voting communities were Republican.
As a Republican, she expressed some of the views that got her into conflict with
She was opposing integration because she thought there was a message that was
erroneous. The me
Style Janie sniffs a blossom from a pear tree. Just a few minutes later, Johnny shows up and they kiss. She becomes a bee? That's her dream. It means fertilization. The fertility theme being used through the bee and the bossom. Hurston references a song b
Hurston does a lot with language as a structural artist.
We started with signification, the very first line in the book has to do with Hurston
She wants to alter the meaning (trope) of the acts of signification to this novel that
What is the difference between Tea Cake's meeting and the others? o It was slow. She didn't directly marry him. o It is a bit more deliberation. There is a different Janie anyways. o Janie herself is at a different place when she meets Tea Cake. How is s
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