The narrator in Edwidge Danticat’s “Night Women,” says that girls come in two types: day women and night women, and she is “stuck between… in a golden amber bronze” (196). The whole of the story takes place in a one-room house in Haiti, divided by the “innocent fabric” of a curtain to separate the narrator’s […]Read More Caroline Fraley on fate and visibility in Edwidge Danticat’s “Night Women”
The short story Gorilla, My Love is a memory of the narrator, Hazel, from her childhood. It details a time when Hazel felt betrayed by her uncle, who at one time proclaimed his love for her in the joking way that an adult will address a child, but then […]Read More Shelby Ellis finds anthropological value in Toni CadeBambara's "Gorilla, My Love"
A Lyrical Essay Inspired by French Adventures A golden train crossed the way, presenting itself, beckoning the question, to go or to stay, but it was never really a question, the answer hidden within the engine’s roars as it stole life, minds driven wild from the absent itinerary. Inch forward, to the train. Entering the […]Read More Explore, Evolve, Blossom