Rubyfruit Jungle Themes

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Sexuality

Human nature and society tend to categorize everything in the world, especially in the pursuit of distinguishing things and people as both individuals and groups. Labels are also used on others whether it is true or not. In Rubyfruit Jungle, Molly’s homosexuality as a lesbian is displayed in vivid detail, but there is more to her than just that one facet. She wants to been seen in her totality, she often echoes “I’m me” and “I’m here,” she wants to be defined in more ways than just her sexuality. Molly eventually realizes her true identity already exists within and to prove it she’ll have to listen to herself and fight against society’s thoughts and actions.

The Exploitative Nature of Capitalism

The American capitalist system generates commerce by exploiting individuals. Brown analyzes this and makes it a point to be known and understood by...

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