Family in Duffy + Larkin

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  • Created on: 19-02-19 13:35
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  • Family in Duffy/Larkin
    • Bitter/negative relationships
      • 'Litany'
        • "my mother's mute shame"
        • context: consumerism in the 1960s, hoursewives
      • 'Captain'
        • "my stale wife"
        • "my thick kids"
      • 'Reference Back'
        • "unsatisfactory room"
        • "from your unsatisfactory age to my unsatisfactory prime"
    • 'Before You Were Mine' is more positive, which could link to more positive parts of 'Reference Back'
    • Lack of family
      • 'Stafford Afternoons'
        • Traumatic event happens; child is on their own
      • 'Beachcomber'
        • Traumatic event happens; child is on their own

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