Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing

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  • Thomson Highway's The Rez Sisters Essay

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    Thomson Highway's The Rez Sisters Works Cited Not Included The play The Rez Sisters is written by one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights, Tomson Highway. Highway was born in 1951 in northwestern Manitoba. He went on to study at the University of Manitoba and graduated from the University of Western Ontario, with honors in Music and English. Native Literature is inspired by 'contemporary social problems facing native Canadians today; alcohol and drug abuse, suicide, wife battering, family

  • Summary Of Dry Lps Oughta Move To Kapuskasing

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    The play Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing written by the phenomenal Tomson Highway. Showcases the violence that Indigenous people were faced upon on the reserves through a darker portrayal. The prominent issues within the play have a clear correlation to colonialism such as alcoholism, hanging around all day and treatment towards women. The Indigenous men throughout the play blame women for their certain living condition. Before colonialism women were honored and highly respected with the Indigenous

  • Canadian Playwright Tomson Highway: A Postcolonial Study

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    Marginal Voices in Literature. Marginalization is a social phenomenon which involves the exclusion of marginalized people. They are relegated to the fringe of the society and have to fight for their rights and basic necessities of life. They are entirely ignored by the mainstream society and are pushed from the centre to the periphery. The term marginalization is widely used in literature. The marginalized people fully express themselves in writings and raise their voice against the injustice done