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The Lack of Transnationalism in All Over Creation

In a sub-point within Heise’s “Ecocriticism and the Transnational Turn in American Studies,” she asserts that novels such as Ozeki’s All Over Creation “tend to rely on the assumption that cultural and biological diversity refer to analogous structures in social … Continue reading

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Nature, Time & Death

In the beginning of the novel, Tayo frequently uses descriptions of the landscape and weather that seem to mirror his own emotions. The drought reflects how Tayo feels “hollow inside” (13) and Tayo also believes that he is responsible for … Continue reading

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