Contemporary British Drama Essay by The Research Group

Contemporary British Drama
A critical analysis and commentary on Kwame Kwei-Armah's play "Elmina's Kitchen"
# 73263 | 1,350 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Literature (English) , Drama and Theater (General)

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This paper provides a critical analysis and commentary on Kwame Kwei-Armah's play, "Elmina's Kitchen," that traces the domino impact of poverty, crime, and prejudice on three generations of West Indians living in London.

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"British actor singer and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah's Elmina's Kitchen is a play that illustrates the generational struggle of West Indians to survive in a dominantly white culture in London's crime-ridden borough of Hackney. In the play three generations of West Indian males illustrate the difficulty in keeping away from crime and trying to survive in a predominantly white and prejudiced society. Clifton is the father of Deli and the grandfather of Ashley..."

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