A Critical Analysis Of Dorothy Allison's 'Context'

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Dorothy Allison’s book, “Context”, argues that she herself is not worthy to be standing beside her lover in consideration of the difference in economic standing of their two families. Dorothy Allison intensifies her insecurities with continuity of negative thoughts in fear that her lover would leave her after meeting her “working class” family, an ordinary family compared to her lover’s. Her insecurities display that in order for her to continue to be with her lover; she must hold a wealthy lifestyle suitable to her liking. From reading “Context”, you can infer that the audience would be those who do not like their own standing in the current society compared to
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