In A Small Place, the root of Kincaid’s anger is from British colonization in Antigua (her homeland) and the effect it had on the government and society. The postcolonial lens looks at the consequence that external forces have on native people and their land. She loathes the fact that the English used to rule Antigua. Since they destroyed Antiguan government and “left an impoverished society” (Metzger 1165). The government is so corrupt that it cannot care for the natives making them “too poor to live properly” (Kincaid 19).
It was CFS’s loss of money from this freebie problem; the employees naturally would not want to jeopardize their relationship by standing out. Under the Den’s discipline system, since the management did not show enough concern on this matter, Susan chose to keep quiet after talking to one student manager. What seems to influence the perceptions and behaviors of other Devil’s Den employees? This company lacks of disciplinary consequences of a series of problems. Obviously, management ignored all the problems and be lazy to make a mover to be better.
In fact, Joseph McCarthy himself suffered this consequence: “It was his clash with the Army that would lead to his downfall” (Robert 3). By accusing the Army of treason, he lost respect in the population and bad opinions spread around, ruining his power streak.This risk prevented these kinds of people from succumbing to actions that would sabotage their reputation. In addition, McCarthyism allowed these kinds of nasty people, such as McCarthy, to act upon unsightly desires. Therefore, the McCarthy trials encouraged the conflict between
But it is totally opposite for the poor people. For that case, poor people may be get punishment or they can be insult (pg2). I dislike this type of Characters as it shows the disrespect to the people. The cat said again, “It is human nature to apply more oil to an already oily head”. I think, by this speech-author tried to say that, who is rich or powerful People give importance to them.
Do never tell a Bahamian your business because when you turn your back the whole town will know your business. They only know you when they want something, and when you give them something everyone will know you gave so and so such item. A Bahamians saying which I found extremely true is “it’s who you know and not what you know”. Meaning if you need something done fast or just anything at all, if you know anyone in the corporation that can deal with that for your straight. They don’t like save there money they rather buy unnecessary things then complain that they don’t have any money.
It is, therefore, true to say that Sammy's rebellion in the John Updike's A & P is more futile than heroic and only makes negative complications in his life. Throughout the story, Sammy’s, the major character, rebellious actions have a negative effect on the customers, his boss, and himself. Sammy’s rebellious attitude can be seen from the beginning of the story to the end as he openly shows a negative attitude towards almost everybody, including the customers. In the beginning of the story, Sammy appears to be displeased with his job and looks for the slightest provocation to quit. He is resentful to the management at work and clients who come shopping in
A post-colonial lens can be applied. This deals with how the events in her story were shaped by colonialism. Kincaid has strong negative views towards colonialism because of how it changed her native island. She hates the destruction and deprivation
They think tourists are not aware about the local culture that causes social problems. Most of the respondents strongly agreed that local people should be included in the tourism planning process. • This study reveals that tourists and local people are not concerned about the environment and ecological balance of this Island. But environment is the most vital factor for the study area because of the unique physical setting. Even most of the respondents do not know the Saint Martin 's Island has been declared an Ecologically Critical Area and is protected under the law.
Furthermore, through the use of figurative language her tone and diction depicts how incredibly sarcastic she is when describing a tourist. Tourism is not necessarily a complete form of colonialism, but it perpetuates common characteristics. The first characteristic they share is capitalism, the money made from tourism is not distributed to the locals, more so given to the big businesses, which hold a lot of power. The money is not disbursed to help the local community, but is used regulate resorts and hotels for tourism. Here, there is a cycle hence, Antigua is unable to flourish as a
Foreign shops are being looted because of poverty. The life of foreigners is being threatened by the people of rainbow nations. Where does this anger evolved? Why would they turn their back on their sisters and brothers? They forget that they evacuated to foreign countries during the struggle.