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    • Lych Gate, Half Way Tree, Jamaica

    • Lych Gate (Jamaica) ; Half Way Tree (Jamaica)
    • A Lych gate at a church in Half Way Tree. Lych gates consist of a roofed porch-like structure over a gate, often built of wood. The gateway was really part of the church. It was where the clergy meet the corpse and the bier rests while part of the...
    • 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...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • 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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