A Mother’s Social Role in Lynda Barry’s “One Hundred Demons”


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A Mother’s Social Role in Lynda Barry’s "One Hundred Demons"
Lynda K. Barry’s earliest works includes stories of her childhood and growing up as a working-class, mixed race Filipina in Seattle in the 1960s (de Jesus, 2004, p. 219). Similarly, One Hundred Demons is an exploration of events and memories that have profoundly affected the artist, and is specifically a window to Barry’s childhood and “...its manifold tragedies, large and small” (de Jesus, 2004, p. 220). Barry is presented as a lonely, sensitive, and nervous child with “emotional problems” who exhibits a very strong bond with her grandma, and is raised by a dark-haired beauty whom Barry describes as “unpredictable and quite violent”, her mother (de Jesus, 2004, p. 228). “Lynda...
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