Natasha Trethewey's "White Lies": The Contrast between White and Black

Sullivan, Jennifer
September 2009
Valley Voices: A Literary Review;Fall2009, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p6
Poetry Review
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "White Lies" by Natasha Tretheway. It notes the longing of the author to belong to the white race and put down the black race. It mentions the representation of Ivory soap in which the author emphasizes it as a cleanser to make a better person inside and outside.


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