Issues of Identity. Caribbean Immigrants Struggling in Britain in Caryl Phillips' Play "Strange Fruit"


Term Paper (Advanced seminar), 2015

18 Pages, Grade: 1,3


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Theoretical Background: What is "Identity"?

3. Historical Context
3.1. Caribbean Immigration in Britain
3.2. Pan-Africanism

4. Issues of Identity in Strange Fruit
4.1. First-generation Immigrants: Vivien Marshall
4.1.1. Vivien as a Mother
4.1.2. "Playing white"
4.2. Second-generation Immigrants: Errol and Alvin Marshall
4.2.1. Errol Marshall: "Playing black"
4.2.2. Errol's Illusions
4.2.3. Alvin's Disillusionment
4.2.4. Objective Identity vs. Subjective Identity

5. Conclusion

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Title
Issues of Identity. Caribbean Immigrants Struggling in Britain in Caryl Phillips' Play "Strange Fruit"
College
University of Constance
Course
Hauptseminar: “Criss-Crossing the Atlantic”: Caribbean Culture and Writing in Britain
Grade
1,3
Author
Year
2015
Pages
18
Catalog Number
V450250
ISBN (eBook)
9783668847002
ISBN (Book)
9783668847019
Language
English
Keywords
Caribbean, Caribbean Immigrant, Great Britain, Immigration, Identity, Issues of Identity, Identity of Immigrants, First-generation immigrants, Second-generation immigrants, Multiculturalism, Caryl Phillips, Strange Fruit, Play by Caryl Phillips
Quote paper
Silvia Schilling (Author), 2015, Issues of Identity. Caribbean Immigrants Struggling in Britain in Caryl Phillips' Play "Strange Fruit", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/450250

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