This essay will require you to put two texts into conversation with one another: Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place and a second-course text from the below list. In considering the two texts, you will make an evidence-based argument about how the texts approach sociocultural differences and the interpersonal difficulties such differences may create. You must put equal emphasis on both texts, although Kincaid will be your jumping off point.
The key question you need to answer in your essay is this: In A Small Place and your second text, how and why do sociocultural differences complicate interpersonal relationships?
A Small Place and The Subordinate essay
In answering this question, be sure to
1) consider and analyze both texts equally, and
2) analyze both why sociocultural differences complicate relationships and how those differences produce complications and consequences.