Octavia Butler called attention to Alice's troubles by describing them as little as possible.

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Octavia Butler called attention to Alice's troubles by describing them as little as possible. by Mind Map: Octavia Butler called attention to Alice's troubles by describing them as little as possible.

1. Relationships

1.1. Dana and Alice's relationship makes it awkward for Alice to have such little details and Dana to have so many.

1.1.1. Alice's Rape vs. Dana's beating

1.1.2. Alice's Scarring (beginning of the fight) vs. Dana's scarring(end of the fall)

1.2. There is intricate descriptions of how Rufus feels about Alice but never really any details aout how he shows it.

1.2.1. p. 121

1.2.2. p.153

1.2.3. p.163

2. Temporary Suspention of Disbelief

2.1. Leaving out details makes people assume more happened then might have happened.

2.1.1. p.169

2.1.2. p.117

2.1.3. p.208

2.1.4. p.249

3. Important/Harmful

3.1. Usuaully there is a specific build up when something bad is about to happen

3.1.1. Alice getting hanged

3.1.2. Alice beaten by the patrollers