Nature In A Sargasso Sea

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complex way, interact to create their identities. In a world were society has a great impact on our lives, how do the characters look at themselves? Just like the title, not only the characters but every human being can be thought of to be in a wide Sargasso Sea – an oceanic black hole. Antoinette, her husband, me, and you can be trapped in a Sargasso Sea. In this dark world, how do we find our purpose and who we are? Antoinette, without his biological father, grew up surrounded by racial tensions and violence. Her family was known to be a family of slave-owners. Due to this, people hated them. Experiencing a lot of things, Antoinette’s life has been challenged greatly. Hence that’s why she said nature is better than people. In page 25, she said “I went to parts of Coulibri that I had not seen, where there was no road, no path, no track. And if the razor grass cut my legs and arms I would think, ‘It’s better than people.’ Black ants or red ones, tall nests swarming with white ants, rain that soaked me to the skin – once I saw a snake. All better than people.” She has witnessed many displeasing things and the natural cruelty of animals is preferred by her than what she has witnessed outside. As a white Creole, many people hated her family. Her family was ruined because of the racial disputes. Her mother’s insanity was triggered too by this. Even her husband seems to be distant because of this racial difference. Antoinette seems to want a lot of affection. This is evident
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