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In Jean Rhys' 1966 novel, Wide Sargasso Sea, the characters Antoinette Cosway and Christophine use magic to fight back against a colonizing force.
Follow the locals for inexluxuries, pensive, tasty one-pot dishes of broth or pilau rice, with exotic veg like christophine, dasheen and breadfruit - washed down with cherry, golden apple or sorrel juice.
The servant Christophine remarks that Antoinette has a "face like a dead woman" and "eyes red like soucriant" (528) (a female vampire figure from Caribbean folklore who sheds her skin at night and sucks human blood), (24) while a taunting girl says to Antoinette, "Look the crazy girl, you crazy like your mother.
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Christophine, unencumbered by both marriage and British marriage laws, advises Antoinette to leave Rochester when it becomes apparent that the marriage has broken down irretrievably, but Antoinette knows this is not an option, because Rochester not only owns her wealth and property, but also has legal control over her body.
During her conversation with her servant, Christophine, Antoinette recalls a song a little girl sang, "It was a song about a white cockroach.
Luttrell "was gone for always" (WSS: 9); Pierre's doctor "never came again" (WSS: 27); Antoinette "never went near" (WSS: 87) the orchid in the wild garden at Coulibri; "The Wilderness of Coulibri never saddened me" (WSS: 64); Christophine "never paid them" (WSS: 78); "I never looked at any strange negro" (WSS: 87), "My mother never asked me where I had been or what I had done" (WSS: 13).
Sin embargo, tiene en Christophine, una antigua esclava, la figura sustituta de una madre (algo que Jane encontrara en Miss Temple, una de sus maestras en el horrible internado de Lowood).
One of the more famous misunderstood practitioners of Vodou in literature is Christophine in Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea.
Junior sous chef at The Torch, Krishna Beeharee, bagged a gold medal with distinction in the live Signature Dish competition for his unique "Pan seared toothfish fillet crusted with mozaique vegetables, rissole sweet potatoes, creamy christophine and black grape sauce.
80) The novel's efforts to correct prior representations of the (white) West Indies and its underlying spatial critique of imperialism is in keeping with the novel's often-questioned representations of race: (81) the maroons here are Annette (white creole) and Antoinette (white creole) and the soon-to-be-former British colonies in the Caribbean, not Christophine (black creole) or soon-to-be independent Caribbean, mixed race nations.
The Jamaican ladies had never approved of my mother, 'because she pretty like pretty self' Christophine said" (9).