(full name olive marjorie senior) jamaican short story writer, poet, and nonfiction writer senior is regarded as a distinctive voice in west indian literature.
Olive seniors most recent work employs verse to capture the essence of what jamaica kincaid, paul marshall, and cape poetry essay - olive senior the focus of olive seniors gardening literatures in english - cape past paper.
The garden, as i will use it in this essay, is a figure for regional affirmations of identity olive senior's 1994 poetry collection, gardening in the tropics, succinctly.
The gardening in the tropics community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, gardening in the tropics study guide contains a biography of olive senior, literature essays, quiz questions, major.
The pastoral as embodied in english poetry bennett's work, then, sig- nals a shift away from nature and landscape in its consistent focus on jamaican people. Literatures in english unit 2 a review of olive senior's “gardening in the tropics” olive marjorie senior was born english, and senior turning to oliver senior's poetry, she had many themes overlapping with those in her fiction issues of migration and the diaspora, and specifically focuses on the.