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  • G-EN270 INTRO TO FICTION Writing about Fiction Evaluating the Thesis
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The conflict in Jamaica Kincaid’s brief story “Girl” is between the mother and her daughter.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN “Girl” is about how a dominating mother intimidates her daughter.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The mother in “Girl” is giving her daughter mixed messages about sex.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The mother in “Girl” is urging her daughter to use her sexuality to please men at the same time that she is being taught that it is shameful.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The voice of the mother in Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl” lists the many threats the world poses to the daughter.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The voice of the mother in Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl” lists the many threats the world poses to the daughter, but the greatest danger to the daughter’s later well-being is the maternal voice itself.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The voice of the mother in Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl” is teaching her daughter that her future depends upon her ability to please men.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The voice of the mother in Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl” is teaching her daughter that her identify and value as a person is reduced to her ability to serve and please men.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN The voice of the mother in Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl,” oppressive and overwhelming as it is, is spoken out of genuine love and benevolent hope for her daughter’s future.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN “Girl” is a story that demonstrates how mothers’ genuine love and concern for their daughters’ wellbeing often serves as the wedge that splits them apart.
  • G-EN270 INTRO TO ICTION AR340 WEB-BASEDFDESIGN A central theme of Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl” is the way focusing on appearances and pleasing others leads to monotonously conformed and unfulfilling life.