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Name of protagonist in the awakening

Edna

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Who wrote the awakening

Kate Chopin

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When was the awakening published

1899

4

Name of protagonist in portrait of a lady

Isabel

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Who wrote portrait of a lady

Henry James

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When was portrait of a lady published

1881

7

how does the great gatsby link to 'to kill a mockingbird' by harper lee

like Scout, a child learning the realities and cruelties of her world, nick discovers the imperfections of his family and class

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how does the grapes of wrath link to william faulkner's 'as we lay dying'

both explore the collapse of the family in the face of the migrant crisis and desperate struggles to stay together

9

quotation from Fitzgerald's 'the rich boy' about the wealthy

'they think, deep in their hearts, that they are better than we'

10

quotation from native son about race divide

“We black and they white. They got things and we ain't. They do things and we can't.”

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quotation about edna's awakenening i.e. women's position in society

In short, Mrs. Pontellier was beginning to realize her position in the universe as a human being, and to recognize her relations as an individual to the world within and about her.

12

quotation from the portrait of a lady about women/girls roles

"I'm glad they've taught you to obey," said Madame Merle. "That's what good little girls should do."

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who wrote the colour purple

alice walker

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when was the colour purple published

1982

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name the protagonist of the colour purple

celie

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who wrote native son

richard wright

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when was native son published

1940

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name the protagonist of native son

bigger

19

'one's daughter should be fresh and fair'

the portrait of a lady

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I call people rich when they're able to meet the requirements of their imagination.

the portrait of a lady

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You can’t curse nobody. Look at you. You black, you pore, you ugly, you a woman. Goddam, he say, you nothing at all.

the colour purple

22

He hated his family because he knew that they were suffering and that he was powerless to help them.

native son