Tentative Topic Sentences for Fledgling (Responses)
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5/15/2015 14:18:53
ebeastmond
dr.droog
lajevelyn
Racism/speciecism/supremacism
In Fledgling Butler uses Shori's hybridity to depict discrimination amongst the Ina species.
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5/15/2015 14:27:09
James.johnson21, Mona's Mistake, NajahLovesPink
The revision of the vampire figureOctavia Butler creates the Ina to challenge classical vampire stories. There is a strong influence of afrocentric feminism.
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5/15/2015 14:27:38
Beautiful Soul22
Houston Jay
apache50
HybridityIn Fledgling, Shori was the only one from the Ina's family that was able to adapt to the Ina's and the Humans way of how they function, and her ability as an Ina to resist against sunlight.
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5/15/2015 14:29:48
Beautiful Soul22
Houston Jay
apache50
HybridityIn Fledgling, Shori was the only one from the Ina's family that was able to adapt to the Ina's and the Humans way of how they function, and her ability as an Ina to resist against sunlight.
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5/15/2015 14:30:17
OwenZeph, Santuros , Princessmishell
The construction of race"Fledgling" depicts the protagonist as mixed race, which challenges her species traditions and hierarchy between humans.

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5/15/2015 14:31:02
ebeastmond
dr.droog
lajevelyn
Racism/speciecism/supremacismIn fledgling, Butler challenges the theory of supremacy; creating vampires who are symbiotically dependent on humans, but ironically view them as being inferior.
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5/15/2015 14:31:03
X Rush, purple lover0516,sportsfan00
Mutualistic symbiosisIn Fledgling Octavia Butler contradicts the usual vampire story by creating a mutualistic symbiosis relationship in which both parties benefit from each other.

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5/15/2015 14:35:07
Japanize_myself
lagccstudent
Liberateminds
Alternative sexualities
Fledgling's depiction of humans adopting the Ina's "non-human" sexual relationships challenges the traditional norms of society by constructing pansexual and poly-amorous relationships.
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5/15/2015 14:37:01
ElzeyBurg, Mazuyuki Eizoku, divergtentforever
The revision of the vampire figure
Butler challenges the social norm of vampires. She uses the Ina and Shori to explore the neutral aspects of the traditional vampire.
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5/19/2015 21:51:40andyyecua
Racism/speciecism/supremacism
The supremacy of some races over others according to their ethnicity.
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