Discussion Topic: Girl

In the narrator’s detailed instructions to the “Girl” on day-to-day chores, a close-reader gains a larger sense of the narrator’s own past, her caribbean society’s attitudes toward a range of issues, and a sense of the “girls” personality and behavior. Choose a few of the mom’s instructions” that are of interest to you and reflect on what they reveal about these or any other cultural issues you might want to write about. In other words, what else is Kincaid telling us through this list of instructiawzon about laundry and cooking?