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Songs of Silence
A sequence of beautifully crafted tales, Songs of Silence is a colourful patchwork of observations of life in rural Jamaica, as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Held together by the sure and simple voice of a child, this powerful collection is interspersed with the whisper of adult reflection, rendering the accounts at once sensuous and disarmingly honest.
Paperback, 154 pages
Published January 17th 2003 by Heinemann Educational Books
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according to songs of silence written by curdella forbes i think that she expresses her feelings towards her community.the story took place in rural jamaica in 1960.chapter one was based on miss effie and the role she played in that chapter ,effita.she is a very fun person,shes the oldest person in the villagewho is as town cryer.she annouces the death of the people located in her village .miss effie is a religious person,in the scene.she announced the death of someone and then aparently one day ...more