Analysis of Girl by Jamaica Kincaid

Name: Kavana Pennant
Professor: Shaun Curran
Title: Essay #1
Date: 9/27/2018

Parenting of Young Girls: The Do's and Don't's.

Parenting is a vital stage in every child's life and juveniles who do not experience appropriate parenting end up being aberrant in one way or another. This is grounded in the fact that, parenting equips young ones with their first education about life and what they should do concerning most issues around them. It sets a background for morals and one grows according to the accepted morals, beliefs, and traditions in the society. Jamaica Kincaid's story narrates the parenting she received from her mother in form of a conversation. According to the book, not ...

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girl is just able to say a few words which mainly was an agreement of what had been said by the mother. The mother does not give the daughter a chance to suggest otherwise or to argue about an issue, which means that the mother overlooked the opinions of the daughter. The mother believed that the girl should follow her advice and opinions as that was the right path for her. This illustrates how the mother fails to understand her daughter or even know about her thinking. This denies her a chance of knowing what the girl does in her free time or with her friends or whether she practices what she is taught. For example, the mother keeps insisting that the girl should not sing benna in school despite the fact the girl had already refrained singing the song.
The mother fails to ask about her social life with other children to understand what goes on. This would enable her to know the issues that the girl faces away from home that challenge her into living according to her teachings. ...

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