To Da-duh in Memoriam Summary & Study Guide

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"To Da-duh, in Memoriam" is an autobiographical story told from the point of view of an adult looking back on a childhood memory. The story opens as the nine-year-old narrator, along with her mother and sister, disembarks from a boat that has brought them to Bridgetown, Barbados. It is 1937, and the family has come to visit from their home in Brooklyn, leaving behind the father, who believed it was a waste of money to take the trip. The narrator's mother first left Barbados fifteen years ago, and the narrator has never met her grandmother, Da-duh. Although an old woman, the narrator's grandmother is lively and sharp. When she meets her grandchildren, Da-duh examines them. She calls the narrator's older sister "lucky," but she silently looks at the narrator, calling the child "fierce." She takes the narrator by the hand and leads the family outside where the...

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