Critical Essays on Alice Walker

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derives from the vocabulary of Portuguese slavers, whose wares included children, pequeninos.
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I am indebted to my colleague. Carol Myers Scotton, for identifying the language.
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Bauer sees some especially intriguing similarities between O'Connor Wise Blood and Walker "Entertaining God" (another of the stories in In Love and Trouble). She also notes some similarities of "plot line and character type" (150) between "Everyday Use" and O'Connor's short fiction.

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Baker Houston, and Charlotte Pierce-Baker. "Patches: Quilts and Community in Alice Walker's 'Everyday Use.'" Alice Walker: Critical Perspective Past and Present. Ed. Henry Louis Gates and K. A. Appiah. New York: Amistad, 1993. 309-316.
Bauer Margaret D. "Alice Walker: Another Southern Writer Criticizing Codes Not Put to 'Everyday Use.'" Studies in Short Fiction 29 ( 1992): 143-151.

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