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Zong! as paradox

Much of Zong! is written in the imperative voice (not sure if that’s exactly the correct term, it has been several years since I studied grammar); it makes commands. For example: “clear the law/of/order/cause/delay/of question/&/opinion” (50). In compelling the reader … Continue reading

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Klonaris, Childhood & Imagination

In “If I Tell These Stories” Helen Klonaris details what it was like to grow up as a white child in a predominately non-white neighborhood and still imagine herself at the “center.” She explains the trouble that she has had … Continue reading

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