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    • The Old mill

    • Aging
    • The old man sadly surveys his property, including the sugar mill, and he watches all the various activities and antics of the workers as they boil the sugar. Regrettably, he will have to leave it all behind to a stranger because one of his sons is...
    • The talking tree

    • Aging ; Death
    • Grandfather told others about the cotton tree that talked because of the spirits that lived in it, but few listened and none took him seriously. Only with his little granddaughter, Naomi, was he able to share his rambling vision of going one day to...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • Another day

    • City and town life ; Death ; Nationalism
    • The author describes a series of events that makes up a typical day in the city such as a bus catching fire; a group of high-brows debating whether there is any real West Indian culture; ordinary workmen recently paid going off in the hills to...
    • Professor Elsa Goviea

    • College teachers - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Goviea, Elsa.
    • Elsa Vesta Goviea (1925-1980) was a native of British Guiana (now Guyana). She was appointed lecturer in History at the Mona Campus in 1950 and Professor of West Indian History in 1961. A pioneer lecturer in West Indian History and first...
    • The sorry ostrich

    • Death ; Grief
    • Swallowed up with grief at the loss of his wife, Sam refuses to be consoled or to return to work, until Penny comes calling. He sees through the artificiality of her grief and how dissimilarity to his dear wife. This sudden knowledge helps him to...
    • World's end

    • Death ; Loss ; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...
    • The Inheritance

    • Death; Brothers
    • The elder brother knew he was dying but he had one score to settle first before departing this world. He and his brother had jointly inherited their father’s property but somehow this sharing between them had extended to his mistress who had also...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...
    • Mother and son

    • Family life ; Mothers and sons
    • A mother feels burdened with a long awaited son who turns out to be an imbecile. She resents the toll of daily caring for him and his inability to mature, become responsible and behave normally. With her husband dead, she sees no way out and longs...
    • Marcus Garvey and the Early Rastafarians: Continuity and Discontinuity

    • Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940-Influence;Rastafari movement; Black nationalism-History-20th century; Blacks-Politics and government-20th century.
    • This paper examines the political aspects of the origins of the Rastafarian movement at a time when the Garvey movement was in decline in the 1930s. Its main intentions are to .underscore ways in which Garveyism has affected the evolution of...

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