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  • Why Antigua And Barbuda Rhetorical Analysis

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    ‘Why Antigua and Barbuda?’ is an advertisement created and published at ‘’. The text advertises Antigua and Barbuda as an ideal tourist destination. The text advertises the twin-island nation from its luxury hotels to its main attractions. As a result, the target audience of the text is the general public, however they lean more towards rich people. This is because of the fact that the text uses words that appeal to those who have a high income. The overall purpose of the text is to

  • Antigua Colonization : Sugar Is Sweeter With Slavery Essay

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    Antigua Colonization: Sugar is Sweeter with Slavery Antigua is an island in the region of the Caribbean in the West Indies. It is also known as Waladii by the natives. Antigua is part of the country of Antigua & Barbuda. Barbuda, about sixty eight square miles, is a flat coral island about thirty miles north of Antigua. Antigua is in the midst of the Leeward Islands in the Eastern region of the Caribbean. Antigua is the largest of the English speaking Leeward Islands. Antigua is one hundred and

  • Banal Racism in Antigua: An Examination of A Small Place and its Critics

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    one example, King attempts to summarize Kincaid’s opinion on tourists concisely when she states that “the tourist only goes to a place like Antigua “to have a rubbish-like experience” (Kincaid 67) and besides, is white” (King 894) It seems harsh to describe the Antiguan experience as rubbish, which King notes and explains by further quoting Kincaid: Antigua was originally settled by “human rubbish from Europe, who used enslaved but noble and exalted human beings from Africa” although [Kincaid] softens

  • Persuasive Analysis Of Jamaica Kincaid 's A Small Place

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    tells how a once beautiful island in the Caribbean has been transformed into a disgusting holiday resort that is there to only accommodate American and European tourists. Kincaid seeks to inform the readers about the situation and the history of Antigua, and also to remind them of the role they played in the downfall of the small island. Although her tone is full of anger, she does not forget that her first responsibility is to educate. She educates the reader by making the issues personal to them

  • I Am Proud At The United States Essay

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    When I came to the United States three years ago, I didn’t know how to speak English at all. I started learning this new language after only speaking Spanish for 16 years; it was certainly an intimidating and daunting challenge. I thought it was going to be impossible for me to learn English in time to attend a respectable university, since my surrounding peers were constantly discouraging me. Through hard work and determination, I managed to learn how to fluently read and write English like a native

  • Girl By Jamaica Kincaid Analysis

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    Critical Analysis For a reader in 2017 “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid might seems very surreal and harsh as a story; mostly because of the very grating and mean language that is used when the mother is talking. The mother’s heartless language makes is really uncomfortable even though at the end of the day, she speaks nothing but love into her daughter’s life. She is giving her daughter social and family teachings, sharing with her the cultural and social values that will help her girl to have a peaceful

  • Analysis Of The Reader ' A Small Place '

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    while visiting Antigua for the first time. By portraying the reader as the tourist through second-person narrative, Kincaid criticizes the ignorance of Eurocentric assumptions, as well as the total superficiality of Western tourism. Ultimately, this technique allows her to capture her disdain for Eurocentrism, alienating the reader from Antiguan culture. In the first sentence of the essay, Kincaid promptly employs second-person narrative by addressing the reader, “If you go to Antigua as a tourist

  • What Is Marginalization In Tourism

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    The Marginalization Error The Caribbean is a popular area to vacation and visit. The great weather, the beautiful scenery, and endless resorts that people can choose from create an attractive destination. Once on the island, tourist are graced with an amazing view of the island, great customer service, and remarkable accommodations. Yet, at what cost? Typically, a tourist would answer with the response of money and time being the cost. But, how do islanders feel; at what expense must temporal pleasures

  • A Small Place Analysis

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    stunted the growth of her country, towards the white people that took Antigua in their hands and molded it into something embryonic. The dictionary defines third world as “the underdeveloped nations of the world, especially those with widespread poverty,” with this description, Antigua will be classified as a third world country after achieving their independence from the British. A Small Place reveals that post-colonial Antigua is still pinned by a form of slavery through the nation's poor economy

  • A Small Place By Jamaica Kincaid

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    Jamaica Kincaid, an essayist, explains the idea that history of the Caribbean (specifically Antigua), helps shape identity through her book, “A Small Place”. In regards the history, Kincaid also discloses how capitalism and colonialism are used as a foundation in shaping our epistemological ways of knowing the self and the world around us. In this essay, Kincaid uses tourism as a way of viewing the effects of capitalism and colonialism. She disliked tourist and through her accounts, there is tension