Struggle for identity

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  • Struggle for identity
    • Political/cultural Identity
      • "All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others"
        • Animal Farm - 1945
          • George Orwell
      • "all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing"
        • I have a Dream - 1963
          • Martin Luther King
        • American civil rights speech by activist MLK
    • Ethnic/cultural Identity
      • "walk like a lady and not like a ****"
        • Girl - 1978
          • Jamaica Kincaid
        • Cyclical repression
          • Domestic routine
            • Female repression
            • Dichotomy of protecting and shaping identity
          • Clash of cultures
      • "frozen thin mannequins"
        • 'Nothing much beyond size 14"
          • The Fat Black Woman Goes Shopping
            • Rhyming: frequent use of whispering, sibilant words like ‘sh’, ‘s’ create an unpleasant atmosphere and produced a reflectively regretful tone that almost masks anger
              • Displaced Migrant in UK
              • Retaining identity
                • Rejecting style
                  • Social standards/conformity
                    • Lack of accomodation
            • Grace Nichols
    • Religious Identity
      • "I cannot judge another. (Crying out with hatred) I have no tongue for it"
        • The Crucible - 1953
          • Arthur Miller
    • Naturalistic Imagery
      • "a red spark on the huge black mass of mountain"
        • Brokeback Mountain - 1997
          • Annie Proulx
        • Love's a natural force, persisting against all odds
      • "paw the white out of the moon"
        • Brokeback Mountain - 1997
          • Annie Proulx
        • Astrological destiny
          • Illuminating
            • Omnipotent
    • Female Identity
      • "Why did you take my virginity from me?"
        • Jewish Wedding in Bombay
          • Nissim Eziekiel
        • Powerless
          • Procreation
      • "Down there with black fishing line"
        • Captured
          • Depersonalised/ detached
        • My Vagina Was My Village
          • Eve Ensler
        • Bosnia
        • "One side of the lip is completely gone"
          • Disembodied
          • Invasion of privacy
      • "She was accustomed to have her thoughts confirmed by others or, at all events contradicted"
        • A Room with a View - 1908
          • E.M/ Forster
        • Oppression
    • Homosexual Identity
      • "the pair like two skins, one inside the other, two in one"
        • Brokeback Mountain - 1997
          • Annie Proulx
      • "I'm not no queer"
        • Brokeback Mountain - 1997
          • Annie Proulx
        • Denial
      • "no instruction manual needed"
        • Brokeback Mountain - 1997
          • Annie Proulx
        • Compatible
          • Natural
      • "somewhat chilly in his attitudes towards the other sex, and preferred to be interested rather than enthralled"
        • A Room with a View - 1908
          • E.M. Forster
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