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The Power of Language: Toni Morrison's Nobel Speech

I have never read something this powerful in my entire life. Through Said, Morrison and others I have finally been able to give voice to my own objections especially concerning the status of women. The answer has become simple: language IS the rope which holds me down but it is also the force which has the power to set me free. Truly a great read.

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