oa Lagos Notes and Records - Towards a new belief system: an analysis of selected short stories of Alice Walker

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



This essay examines the issues of race and gender as they appear in Alice Walker�s short stories. To Alice Walker, the Afro-American woman suffers under the double jeopardy of race and gender. As such, the author exposes the adverse effects o f these said ills as she simultaneously searches for a 'psychological system' to combat them.

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