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Relevance of “A Wall of Fire Rising” Story by Edwidge Danticat
Explain how “A Wall of Fire Rising” by Edwidge Danticat is relevant today in terms of society, politics, and culture.
Short stories are written in a particular time and place, and their meanings are often born out of that context. However, this is not to say that short stories have relevance ONLY in the time and place in which they were written. As readers, we find new relevance and meaning in older works, particularly as we relate the elements of these stories to our lives here and now. Explain how “A Wall of Fire Rising” by Edwidge Danticat translates into our current time and place (roughly speaking, the early 21st century in the United States).