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Search tip: Octavia E. Butler AND Kindred

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  • Octavia E. Butler
  • Kindred
  • Criticism OR Review
  • Science Fiction

Octavia E. Butler's Kindred

Octavia E. Butler interview on the Charlie Rose Show

Themes and Symbols in Kindred

Themes

  • Gender
  • Race
  • Slavery and "slave narrative"
  • "Time travel"
  • Violence

Symbols

  • Birthdays
  • Maps
  • Whips

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