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Analysis Paper 1 Throughout time motherdaughter relationships have been tattered as womans liberation has taken place Many mothers have the old fashioned opinion about what a woman should be The short story Girl by Jamaica Kincaid is a prime example of this relationship The theme in Girl strongly suggests that a woman should be domestic and there is a certain way that she should act Many elder women feel that a womans role in life is to be domesticated The theme of girl reinforces this opinion The third person point of view places an important part in the reinforcement of the idea that a womans place is in the home Wash the white clothes on Monday and put them on the stone heap wash the color clothes on Tuesday and put them on the clothesline to dry Kincaid 296 This is the mother telling the daughter that this is the way to do things The mother also goes on to describe other household chores and how to do them correctly This is how you sweep a corner Kincaid 296 She tells her daughter how to set a table for different meals how to cook things and how to pick out bread The story does not tell a woman how to have a successful career to go to college or how to work outside of the home Considering the year that this story is written 1978 womens liberation is taking place This gives setting a role in the interpretation of the theme Many young girls started to rebel against their mothers as they decided to work out of the home The young girl in the story is building resentment towards her mother because she feels that should be allowed to make her own decision on weather or not to be domesticated This leads to the issue of why the point of view in this story is so essential The mother telling this
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