Book- Kincaid’s Autobiography of My Mother.
The purpose of this essay is to demonstrate that you have both read the assigned reading and thought about how fiction can help to illuminate fact. Or, in other words, how does the creativity flexibility allowed to novelists and poets allow them to capture aspects of historical experience that historians, with their more fact-based approach, must leave aside?
The question you must answer in the essay is how do race, class, and gender intersect in the life of the novel’s protagonist?
Should be at least 1250 words (please write the word count at the end of your essay)
There should be parenthetical citations – i.e., (Kincaid, 87) or (Games, 223) – when you quote material from your sources
Should be double-spaced
Should have page numbers
Should be converted into .pdf format