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The butterfly"s way

voices from the Haitian dyaspora [sic] in the United States

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Published by Soho Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Haitian American authors,
  • American literature -- 20th century,
  • Haitian Americans -- Literary collections

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Edwidge Danticat.
    GenreLiterary collections.
    ContributionsDanticat, Edwidge, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS508.H33 B88 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 251 p. ;
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6794904M
    ISBN 101569472181
    LC Control Number00064085

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Their dyaspora, much like a butterfly's fluctuating path, is a shifting landscape in which there is much travel between two worlds, between their place of origin and their adopted land. This compilation of essays and poetry brings together Haitian-Americans of different generations and backgrounds, linking the voices for whom English is a first language and others whose dreams will always be in French and Cited by: Their dyaspora, much like a butterfly's fluctuating path, is a shifting landscape in which there is much travel between two worlds, between their place of origin a In five sections--Childhood, Migration, Half/First Generation, Return, and Future--the thirty-three contributors to this anthology write movingly, often hauntingly, of their lives in Haiti and the United States/5.

Their dyaspora, much like a butterfly's fluctuating path, is a shifting landscape in which there is much travel between two worlds, between their place of origin and their adopted land. This compilation of essays and poetry brings together Haitian-Americans of different generations and backgrounds, linking the voices for whom English is a first language and others whose dreams will 3/5(1).

Praise for The Butterfly’s Way “A volume that movingly describes the various facets of the Haitian migration experience The Butterfly’s Way is the story of a people in transition, struggling to find a comfort zone between their land of origin and their land(s) of resettlement.

The Butterfly’s Way is the story of a people in transition, struggling to find a comfort zone between their land of origin and their land(s) of resettlement. It provides powerful images of the inner souls of displaced persons, living between two worlds and carrying a heavy baggage of things past.”.

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Our guests can choose to return to their careers, or spend time focusing exclusively on their healing process. The Butterfly is the perfect balance in portraying the horrors of hatred, yet not becoming overwhelming to our young readers.

I use quality literature with my students to teach the basics of language and social issues. Whenever I read this book with my students, they are riveted from the very beginning/5(56).

Like so many of Patricia Polacco's books, The Butterfly is based upon the real-life experiences of the author's family, in this case, her Aunt Monique Boisseau Gaw, and Monique's mother, Marcel Sollilage, a member of the French Resistance during World War II/5.

Thirty-three Haitians and Haitian-Americans reflect on their experiences away from the island. Haitian writer Danticat (The Farming of Bones,etc.) edited this collection of short works by Haitian pieces are nominally divided into five groups (Childhood, Migration, Half/First Generation, Return, and Future), but many could easily fall into three or more categories.

“ The Memory of Butterflies is an emotionally gripping tale of a mother’s love and the secret so great it threatens to destroy her world. Grace Greene masterfully captures the beauty and isolation of Cooper’s Hollow and enriches it with deftly created characters that tug at your heartstrings/5(K).

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Other animals could come out of the book. María Teresa, also known as Mate (pronounced MA-tay) for short, is the youngest of the Mirabal sisters, "butterfly" number three. We get to know her through her journal entries, from when she's a little girl all the way up into her young adulthood.

And we also get to watch her grow up from a fairly frivolous child into a serious revolutionary. The Butterfly's Way | In this collection of 33 essays and poems, the experience of the Haitian emigre is described, with the works divided into four sections: childhood, migration, first generation, and return.

Each author hauntingly describes their lives in Haiti and the United : Soho Press. This School Library Journal Best Book of the Year celebrates everything butterfly, from migration to metamorphosis! It's hard to be Velma entering first grade. That's because everyone has marvelous memories of her two older sisters, who were practically perfect 4/5.

In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez In the Time of the Butterflies is a historical fiction novel by Julia Alvarez, relating a fictionalized account of the Mirabal sisters during the time of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic.

The book is written in the first and third person, by and about the Mirabal sisters/5. In the Time of the Butterflies, with over one million copies in print, was selected by the National Endowment for the Arts for its national Big Read program, and in President Obama awarded Alvarez the National Medal of Arts in recognition of her extraordinary storytelling/5().