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...ain a better understanding on the topic of the oppressed and historical references of the multicultural. If it is through the voice of a child or the voice of an African woman, the reader of a poet or a comedic short story provides a different perspective and therefore allows us to sympathize with them. I find that humor has the ability to draw people of all ages into a narrative because it deals with the senses and plunges us into a world that though may be light and comedic, has strong political undertones.
Kingston, Evan. "Humor’s Uses In Literature." The Oldest Joke in the World . N.p., 2012. Web. 1 Dec. 2013.
King, Thomas. “Borders.” Handout. The University of Western. London, ON. N.d. Print.
Compton, Wayde. “Where Heaven Lies.” Handout. The University of Western. London, ON. N.d. Print.
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