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ERIC Number: EJ162075
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Folklore in the Fiction of Alice Walker: A Perpetuation of Historical and Literary Traditions
Harris, Trudier
Black American Literature Forum, 11, 1, 3-8, Spr 77
Discusses the fiction of Alice Walker, showing that, in employing folklore for the purposes of defining characters, illustrating relationships among them, and developing plot, Alice Walker comments on the racial situation in the United States, often chastising her black characters for their attitudes toward themselves. (JM)
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