To Da-duh in Memoriam Summary
Paule Marshall

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To Da-duh in Memoriam Summary

Paule Marshall's "To Da-duh, in Memoriam," first published in 1967 and reissued in Reena, and Other Stories in 1983, is a story imbued with thematic resonance. The story focuses on a rivalry between grandmother and granddaughter; this conflict is based on several opposing forces, particularly the rural world versus the urban world, tradition versus modernity, and age versus youth. Marshall skillfully draws these disparate elements together, thus illustrating the cycles of time and the enduring...

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