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Desire between Women in Caribbean Literature by Keja L. Valens (auth.)

By Keja L. Valens (auth.)

Relations among girls - just like the branches and roots of the mangrove - twist round, throughout, and inside of others as they pervade Caribbean letters. wish among girls in Caribbean Literature elucidates where of hope among ladies in Caribbean letters, compelling readers to reconsider the way to learn the constructions and practices of sexuality.

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Narrative outcome is one place where transindividual assumptions and values are most clearly visible, and where the word “convention” is found resonating between its literary and its social meanings. And artistic resolution (especially of a linear form that must unroll with time) can, with greater or lesser success, attempt an ideological solution to the fundamental contradictions that animate the work. Any resolution can have traces of the conflicting materials that have been processed within it.

As the guests convene, Lucía, dressed all in black, comes out of her room. When she does, “she saw, coming toward her arm in arm, alone, in full silver light, in the middle of the little forest of flowers in the entrance to the room, Juan and Sol, the most beautiful couple” (206). ” She said to the Indian [carrying a case full of arms], while pretending to look inside, she put her tremendous hand into the case; and when Sol disengaged herself from Juan’s arm and came toward her with open arms . .

Everyone on her! Everyone wanting to give her life! The corridor full of women crying! To her, no one came near, not to her! Jesus! Jesus! Lucía entered the door of the women’s dressing room, fleeing, until she reached the hall, where Ana, half dead, crossed, holding the arms of Adela and Petrona Revolorio, and letting out a howl, Lucía fell, feeling a kiss, into Ana’s arms. (206) The characters in the last scene are the same as those in the first: Lucía, Ana, and Adela, with the addition of Petrona Revolorio.

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