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Flights of Fancy: On Settling in a Feminine “Home” in Morocco

Maria F. Curtis

Abstract


My grandmother, wise like other grandmothers, once told me that life is the stuff that happens while we are making plans. In many ways, this article adheres to her philosophy. When I asked a friend why she had come to Morocco, she told me, “Well, I was just angry in England. I was tired of the people and the society, I needed to go anywhere, and it was just Morocco I ended up going to”. That was a couple of years ago, and she still has not left.


Keywords


Morocco

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.423

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