Tayari Jones Essays
A Southern Twist: Using Themes of Southern Fiction to Enhance "Silver Sparrow" by Tayari Jones College
“Silver Sparrow,” by Tayari Jones, is a story told in the first person by Dana, the narrator, telling a story about her childhood while looking back as an adult. It takes place in Atlanta, Georgia during the 21st century, although specific dates...
Gender Stereotypes Influence Perception of and Attitude Towards Characters College
The world has constructed itself around a mainly patriarchal view. This view of a patriarchy is altered from country to country to country, but it has its roots in the same idea: men over women. This idea forced people to compartmentalize gender...