Go to school, Mondays through Fridays, in order to get a good paying job; never talk in class, so you can pay attention; but then I will fall asleep; make sure you go to college–make sure you go to study law; make sure you go to study medicine; make sure you go to study politics; make sure you go to study business; but also make sure you  go help out in the family store; you must take care of the store; they will be no time to be a kid; make sure you be a man; make sure you walk like a man; make sure you laugh like a man; make sure you look like a man; make sure you eat like a man; make sure you smell like a man; make sure you talk like a man; make sure you feel like a man; make sure you are treated like a man; make sure you look like a man; easy already done; then why do you still laugh weird; we will find you a good wife; make sure you  love her; make sure you have boys; make sure you turn them into men; make sure you raised them to be big and strong; make sure you turn them into men; what if I have girls; then let your wife deal with them; make sure you let your wife cook breakfast; make sure you let your wife cook lunch; make sure you let your wife cook dinner; make sure you let your wife cook feasts; make sure you let your wife clean you cloths; make sure you let your wife iron your clothes; make sure you let your wife clean the dishes; make sure you let your wife clean the house; what if my wife can’t do that;  do you really think I will find you a wife who can’t.

Hello everyone! The purpose of this project was to recreate the story “Girl” by, Jamaica Kincaid through my own eyes. To see the original story just click here. Hope you enjoyed it!

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  1. Anthony 19 hours ago

    First thing that comes to my mind when it comes to this post is that I certainly agree for the first half of the article but when it starts to cross over to talking about a mans wife and getting a wife and having expectations to how a wife should ask I would have to disagree to a small extent.
    What really stands out to me in this post is ” Make sure you let you wife clean your clothes, make sure your wife irons your clothes….” I find this statement very intriguing in the fact that I mostly digress with this half of the article because I do not believe that woman should do all of the house work or just do everything in general I believe that all the work should be shared and equal in a relationship.
    This reminds me of my mom not in the same way but in the way that when your moms doing all the dishes at home and doing all the laundry, I get it yeah it’s my mom and I guess that’s her job but I still think that it’s my job as her kid and son to help her out with things and share that work since she’s given me everything that I could have asked for. I believe this would have to do with anybody in the future that you love so including your future wife.

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