Annie John Book Review by The Research Group

Annie John
This paper discusses Jamaica Kincaid's "Annie John" in terms of the culture and history that helped produce it.
# 73784 | 1,125 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Literature (General)


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The paper reviews Jamaica Kincaid's novel "Annie John" in terms of the culture and history that helped produce it. The paper describes the "Coming of Age" theme. The paper also explains the family heritage, the mother/daughter relationship and the difficulty of resolving family problems.

From the Paper:

"Mothers and Daughters in Kincaid's "Annie John." "Annie John" by Jamaica Kincaid is a novel that focuses on the process of growing up, of coming to terms with one's family and heritage and developing an autonomous identity. In a review of the book, Barbara Williamson stated that the stories contained in the novel are distinguished by their minute examination of Annie's relationship to her mother being in her mother's grace, being banished from her mother's protection, finally exiling herself."

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Annie John (2004, December 01) Retrieved April 10, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/annie-john-73784/

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"Annie John" 01 December 2004. Web. 10 April. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/annie-john-73784/>

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