Jamaica Kincaid, “Girl” (Abcarian 105-106)
Writing assignment (due June 26 by 11:59pm in the “Assignments” tab):
Reading response # 1 on “Girl” (Answer the six “For analysis” questions on Abcarian 106 in a minimum of 250 words in total)
“For Analysis” Questions (Abcarian 106)
What does the title of this piece suggest?
Who is the speaker? To whom is she speaking?
What kind of “girl” is the advice intended to produce?
What is the speaker’s biggest fear?
Are the girl’s two responses spoken aloud to the speaker, or are they only the girl’s thoughts?
What do the girl’s two responses suggest about her relationship to the speaker?