Analysis Of The Written Work Drinking Coffee Elsewhere By Zz Packer

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Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
In Reading the written work Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer. This Literary work shows a resemblance between the author ZZ Packer actual life, and her character Dina. ZZ Packer attended Yale University and was also a reclusive person as a child.Packer expresses so much of herself in her writing, through her character in order for her to bring her thoughts and the real world together. ZZ Packer paints a picture in the reader 's head to help the reader understand the outsiders and the disenfranchised of today society. Packer is well known for writing literary work that creates characters who are not bound by the societal norms of today 's society. The reader is able to gain insight into the life of an African American female college student named Dina. Who is one of the main characters who currently enrolled at Yale University. Dina is a very intelligent young girl, who performed academically well as a highschool student. Because she was so successful in her primary school endeavors she got the opportunity to attend the college of her choice. Once she reaches college, Dina changes from a middle class honor roll student into an insecure girl with a very brutal outlook on life. She is not afraid to be different from the crowd and not abide by the rules of traditional college society. Her very solemn outlook on life seems to have stemmed from her unforgiving environment she left at home. Dina is just a typical rebellious African American girl,…

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