roselily Roselily -A short narration by Alice Walker written by Ragnhild Nyhagen , 3A 1997/98e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org In the short story ?Roselily?, Alice Walker tells two stories in one. The most obvious story is the one approximately the mysterious American woman Roselily, who stands before the alter, just about to sweep up a muslim, while she thinks about her past, wonders about the future and is teasing wheter she is making the right choice. The other, hidden story is the story about Black American women in general, their history and their ongoing pursuit for something better.
The way I understand the short story, Roselily`s story is, as it is presented to the reader through Roselily’s thoughts as she is in the middle of her wedding, a reflection of Black Americans` (and women`s in particular) situation around the 1960s. At this time, Blacks are free Americans with the touch on rights as other Americans, in theory. Roselily is an independent woman of her time, just now b...If you want to get a full essay, order it on our website: Ordercustompaper.com
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