Summary Of Dorothy Allison's Context Outline

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In Dorothy Allison’s short story “Context” (1994), Allison illustrates that really knowing someone demands an in-depth understanding of the person’s background, especially socially and family wise. Allison utilizes flashback along with imagery to help demonstrate how she feels about being judged. The flashback and imagery are used in order to help the reader get more of a feel for the story and picture the events happening. Allison writes this short story aimed at just the general audience and people who are or who have been in the same situation.
I think that Allison wants the reader to envision her childhood and have a look at how her background as coming from a poor family affected her and how being critiqued constantly by her way of life

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