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  • Created on: 19-09-13 20:19
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  • Themes
    • Racism and prejudice
      • Jamacian community treated as a group and not individuals
      • the term 'wogs' used
      • "No Irish, no coloreds, no dogs."
      • they are viewed as below white soldiers
      • segregation in the cinema
    • Gender
      • have little free will
      • what they have done in the war is not recognized
      • women had little to no opinion
      • men are dominant
    • Nationality
      • Jamaican community don't know where their nationality lies.
        • are they part of Britian or not
      • Mother country
    • Hope for the future
      • Hortense moves from Jamaica to England
      • better life for immigrants
      • wants equality
      • Queenie's baby


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