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“You just don’t understand.”-A Postcolonial Reading of Everyday Use

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.2, No. 5)

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Page : 009-016

Keywords : Everyday Use; the Other; African culture.;

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This paper presents a postcolonial reading of Alice Walker's Everyday Use, a new perspective on this story. The visitors is metaphorically regarded as new “colonizer”, the Other against Mama and Maggie who have finally defended their stance and truly sustained the African culture.

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