Everything you need to understand or teach A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid.
A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid is an opinionated essay cleverly disguised as a novel. There are no acting characters, nor is there a plot. The narrator's voice gives her opinions of the many events and difficulties that have happened to the natives of the island of Antigua. A Small Place is a subjective description of the of government corruption and the lack of concern that the people of one nation has for the people of another. A Small Place also investigates the effects of slavery when the emancipated slaves are never taught how to be ordinary people.
Tourists arrive in Antigua and hail a taxi to get to their resort. They consider the expensive cars that are prevalent in Antigua but do not consider the poor homes that the natives live in. They pass the school and hospital but do not concern themselves with the shabby condition...
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