The title of this section alludes to ancient stories of floods, such as the biblical tale of Noah or the Mesopotamian story of Gilgamesh. The title resonates with power and a connection to the past. Butler uses the symbols of home and weapons in these parts of "The Storm. Each major section of Kindred begins with Dana in her present timeline of , at her new home in California. Each one ends with her leaving the past timeline because of some danger or violence that scares her home, so to speak.
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This home represents safety, material comforts, and protection from the horrors of slavery. Alternatively, and as a shock to Dana, the Weylin plantation also stirs feelings of home.
When she goes back to antebellum Maryland, she approaches the plantation house and finds its shape "boxy and familiar. Dana puts the knife in her denim bag, ready for time travel. She thinks, "The knife was large and easily as deadly as the switchblade I had lost. Yet she thinks, "Having one just made me feel safer. The link between Kevin and the Weylins becomes more defined in these parts of "The Storm. He has a slight accent, and Dana notes he sounds like Rufus and Tom Weylin, "just a little.
Dana notes that when Kevin shuts down, his expression looks like one of Tom Weylin's, "something closed and ugly.
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The slavery motif, always present, is illuminated here through the birth of slave children and through Dana's experiences in the fields. Sons typically represent the line of inheritance. However, these sons—Nigel's boys and Rufus and Alice 's son, Joe—have no rights, no freedom, and no inheritance. Rufus orders Dana to work in the fields, where the overseer motivates her with brutality.
The overseer controls Dana with fear by way of the whip. She cringes and cowers at the sound of his voice and at the possibility of another blow. This motif threads throughout the novel and supports the themes of violence and power over versus power under. Have study documents to share about Kindred?
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Chicago Bibliography Course Hero. Click to copy. Part 2 Dana trips over Rufus , who is face down in a deep puddle, on the verge of drowning.
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Part 3 Nigel tells Dana that Rufus has "ague," which is not a word she understands. Part 4 For several days and nights, Dana tends to Rufus, who has an intense, terrible illness of some sort. Part 6 Thinking the man's voice she hears is Kevin speaking, Dana wakes up to a blurry-faced Rufus leaning over her in the cornfield. Olivia freaked out and promised that she would do everything to come back as soon as possible… and then, as the days went, she realized what her life could be with that incredible Beast Kindred, Baird.
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