The River Mumma Wants Out Discussion Questions

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Research the folklore of the Caribbean. What are some of the stories' main characters? Do similar characters exist in African folklore? Native American folklore? In what ways are the characters alike? Write a paper describing the various characters, the roles that they play, and the lessons that they teach. Were you told similar stories as a child? Discuss some of your personal experiences regarding folklore.

Find examples of Goodison's artwork (such as on the covers of her poetry collections). Present copies of this artwork to your class, discussing the type of art it represents. Also, compare Goodison's work to that of other artists and discuss whether her work is typical of Jamaican artists.

Find statistics concerning Jamaica's economic and environmental status. Compare details, such as the cost of housing and the cost of food, to the same costs in your local economy...

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