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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 89–100.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in the hellscape of an unnamed African war,3 marks the beginning of a period in which child soldier narratives have proliferated in the West. The category of child soldier literature includes such works as Ismael Beah's m em oir A Long Way Gone (an Oprah selection), the international bestselling novel Allah...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 135–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Barbara Harlow Abstract Child soldiers have recently emerged as high-profile legal subjects, claimants with a set of rights all their own under international law, This same period has witnessed a proliferation of child soldier narratives in literary form. Through an analysis of Ken Saro-Wiwa's 1985...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (4): 62–68.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Harriet F. Adams Copyright © 2000 Regents of the University of Colorado 2000 62 English Language Notes ROUGH JUSTICE: PREMATURITY AND CHILD-MURDER IN GEORGE ELIO T S ADAM BEDE If twentieth-century readers of Adam Bede (1859) tend to miss the signs o f 17-year-old H etty Sorrell s pregnancy...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 8–24.
Published: 01 October 2018
... admissibility. The essay explores how the Northern Triangle’s minor—the outré LatinX child—is made into the word on bureaucratic paper. It probes a genealogy of temporary American beginnings and delves into the expulsed Central American child as a newcomer, a migrant, and the beginning of something else...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 123–129.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mia Carter Abstract Child soldiers have recently emerged as high-profile legal subjects, claimants with a set of rights all their own under international law, This same period has witnessed a proliferation of child soldier narratives in literary form. Through an analysis of Ken Saro-Wiwa's 1985...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Laura Winkiel Abstract Child soldiers have recently emerged as high-profile legal subjects, claimants with a set of rights all their own under international law, This same period has witnessed a proliferation of child soldier narratives in literary form. Through an analysis of Ken Saro-Wiwa's 1985...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 127–132.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Andrea Haslanger Abstract This short piece reads two of Phillis Wheatley’s elegies to children to reflect on how they represent the dead as speaking rather than silent. It considers how the deceased’s speech invokes different categories of the child, overlaying political and theological ideas about...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2013
...? Or, to fram e the question the way Kathryn Bond Stockton does, is the "y o u " w ho "feels like killin g" ever a child?That is, can that "y o u " who is so enwrapped in m urderous rage ever be anything more than a child? And in that sense, is that "y o u " perhaps a queer child, a norm ative adult queered...
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English Language Notes (2002) 40 (1): 77–85.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Gresham Riley Modernism & Eugenics: Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the Culture of Degeneration . By Donald J. Childs . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2001 . Pp. 266. hc. 0-521-80601-1. Copyright © 2002 Regents of the University of Colorado 2002 September 2002 77 BOOK...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 56–68.
Published: 01 March 2001
... is engaging in a leisurely sum m er pas­ time, apparently without a care in the world. The young woman appears to be on the verge of adulthood, and com mentators have noted that she seems past the age for playing alone at bad­ m inton. T he young woman contrasts in many ways with the child supported...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 43–47.
Published: 01 December 2000
... of In fan tjo y because she is b u t two days old, unnam ed, and therefore unbaptized. This child is an imaginative fiction like the talking animals of later children s stories, unrealistically allowed to speak. Talking as though she were three years old, she expresses an unreserved happiness...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 December 2000
... confession, is a bas­ tard. According to this confession Richard Cordelion visited Lady Faulconbridge while Sir R obert was abroad; Sir R obert was con­ vinced that Philip was n o t his child, b u t if he were, he came into the w orld / Full fourteen weeks before the course of tim e. 1 Shakespeare had...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of domesticity by raising M aria s child together. In contrast, essays by Toni Bowers and Julie Costello dem ­ onstrate that the imbrication of ideals about maternity with na­ tional or class identities could tu rn women against each other. M arch 2001 91 Bowers analyzes the way in which R ichardson s sequel...
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English Language Notes (2000) 38 (2): 75–92.
Published: 01 December 2000
... for giving us access to o u r histories, and also by the empower­ ing myth which shapes o u r view o f the presen t and o u r hope for the future, influences my critical approach as well.6 I con­ sider that the legends and myths which the n arrato r hears as a child from her m other become the language...
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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 49–57.
Published: 01 September 2009
... her milk, but Chiron proves the validity of Robert Cleaver's and John Dod's assertion that " if the nurse be of an evil com­ plexion the child sucking of her breast m ust needs take part w ith her."4 Shakespeare verbal­ ly challenges the simple assumption about breast milk's indisputable form ative...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (2): 86–98.
Published: 01 October 2019
... displaced person (IDP) in Memory , and Citizen, a former child soldier in Moses , as suspended in states of spiritual possession and/or plague. Agnes “cross[es] back and forth between this world and the spirit world” ( ML , 129), while Citizen “jump[s] to his feet, shouting into the air, hitting...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 19–27.
Published: 01 March 2006
... / by coming before me, and my child's wishes, older than I am / by outliving me."6 In Book o f M y Nights Lee returns to those same preoccupations that sustained his tw o previous collections, and his memoir, The Winged Seed: his relation to parents, siblings, spouse, children, as well as poetic re...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 150–163.
Published: 01 April 2022
... station but as someone with the right stuff to perform the weighty duties of his station at the highest levels. This isn’t to imply that evaluative judgments of different possible lives have no sensible place in a human life. For instance, if your child wishes to do nothing but play an arcade game...
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English Language Notes (2002) 39 (3): 27–31.
Published: 01 March 2002
... speculation by Shakespeare scholars. The bear can be understood, however, w hen read in the context o f the play s concerns with maternity and child rearing. Bears were com m on elem ents in pastoral rom ances such as The Winter s Tale, especially those rom ances w hich in cluded foundlings, precisely because...
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English Language Notes (2012) 50 (2): 41–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Elizabeth Robinson Copyright © 2012 Regents of the University of Colorado 2012 S c r ip t u r a l P oetics E l iz a b e t h R o b in s o n Child of a Baptist religious upbringing, I memorized untold numbers of Bible vers­ es, the names of the books of the Bible and, ultimately, anything...