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    • Don't stop me laughing

    • Love stories ; Adultery ; Man-woman relationships
    • Although Sherry has another man, she is having an affair with Silver but the relationship is becoming impossible and likely to end although Silver insists he wants it to last forever. For one, she still feels some commitment to her man Jim, but...
    • Final Speech

    • Speeches, addresses,etc., Jamaican; Baccalaureate addresses; Conduct of life; Achievement motivation; Thompson, Dudley, J.
    • Address given at the Mico Teachers' College graduation ceremony
    • Firewood

    • Fear ; Fathers and sons
    • The boy had many fears including that of his harsh, domineering father who constantly yelled at him and threatened to “ …take a piece of stick to his behind…” even as they laboured side by side in the field. Left alone in the dark to carry the...
    • Gravel in his shoes

    • Man-woman relationships
    • The washerwoman did the laundry with meticulous care in the same way that she ordered her personal life, choosing to live above the common concerns and unkind gossip of her neighbours. She just wanted to be left alone to savour the living bond...
    • Launching: Passionate Advocate

    • Book-Marketing; Authors, Jamaican; Lawyers-Jamaica-Biography; Lawyers-Great Britain-Biography; Gifford, Anthony
    • An address at the launch of Lord Anthony Gifford's book, Passionate Advocate. It provides information about Lord Gifford's interest in advocacy.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Notes on Reparations and the Durban Conference

    • Slaves-Caribbean Area-History; Reparations for historical injustices; Black nationalism; Race discrimination
    • This paper highlights successful reparations for injustices to humanity and makes a case for compensation for the Atlantic slave trade. It also mentions the Durban Conference held August 31-September 7, 2001, which focused on the global fight...
    • The Talisman

    • Love; Man-woman relationship
    • He decided that the wonderful almost mystical bonding between them as lovers had to be broken, and to him fell the unpleasant task. He felt that he had given his all to the affair while to her it was not serious but something she could set aside...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...

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