• Child of the Americas
    Child Of The Americas In the poem, “Child of the Americas,” Aurora Morales uses the literary element of repetition to illustrate how different cultures around the world can come together and become one as a whole. “I am a child of the Americas…I am a U.S. Puerto Rican Jew… I am not Africa. Africa...
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  • What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas
    What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas Lola Lake Course Number 125 Introduction to Literature Karen McFarland March 4,2012 What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas These two poems caught my attention because I am an African American who can relate too...
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  • afsasafs
    on an amalgamation of many different cultures, societies, backgrounds, and ethnicities that make up a good portion of who we are, especially so in America of all places. So it comes as no surprise that eventually, differences are going to be present to a significant degree within the country and society...
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  • Privilege or Burden?
    Privilege or Burden? When you think of America and being an American citizen, would you consider it a privilege or a burden? In the poems “Child of the Americas” written by Aurora Levins Morales, she describes being an American as a privilege to be celebrated. Meanwhile, in the other poem “The Unknown...
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  • Theme
    will compare and contrast. The poem by Patricia Smith "What It's Like to Be a Black Girl (For Those of You Who Aren't)" and Aurora Levins Morales's poem " Child of the Americas" share the theme of racism but I will use the content to show how the poems with similar theme cope with the situation in a...
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  • Short story vs Poem
    because it has played a major part in my life. In this paper I will compare and contrast the poems “What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl" and "Child of the Americas". In these two poems they are both are about race and ethnic. They were always talking about the color of their skin or who they are. The reason...
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  • Mixed Race America
     Mixed Race America The works of Child of the America’s by Aurora Levins Morales and What It’s Like to be a Black Girl (For Those of You Who Aren’t) by Patricia Smith was because of the direct contrast of the statements “I am whole” in Morales poem verses “…and feeling like you’re not finished”...
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  • Race and Ethenticity
    The theme is the central point of a story that tells what the story is about. I will compare and contrast two works of Nadine Gordminer and Aurora Morales. This is in the category of race and ethnicity. Country Lovers that was written in 1975 is a story of a love that was prohibited...
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  • Race and Ethnicity
    Running head: Race and Ethnicity Race and Ethnicity: Diversity in Literature What Its Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas By Pam Parker Course: Date: Instructor: Race and Ethnicity: Diversity in Literature ...
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  • The Journey of Two American Girls
    person? I chose the theme of race and ethnicity when I selected the poems “What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith and “Child of the Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales. I am a Hispanic person with an African ancestry. I speak fluent Spanish and English and have experience life from both sides of...
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  • Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas by Aurora Levin Morales and What’s It Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith
    Running Heading: Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas and what it’s like to be a black girl. Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas and what it’s like to be a black girl. Patrice Moody ENG 125 Introductions to Literature Instructor:...
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  • My Comparison Paper
    will compare and contrast “What It’s Like To Be A Black Girl” by Patricia Smith (an African- American) and “Child Of The Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales (a Latino). They were both born in America, which is an important fact because Blacks and other minorities in the U.S. experienced extreme racism and...
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  • Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas by Aurora Levin Morales and Whats It Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith
    Comparison Paper Latosha Sweet ENG125: Introduction to Literature Sheila Gordon 03/07/2011 The literary works I will compare are “Child of the Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales and “What’s It like to be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith. The works focus on the psyche of two women of African descent, plagued...
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  • Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas by Aurora Levin Morales and What’s It Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith
    The literary works that I decided to compare are “Child of the Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales and “What’s It like to be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith. These two works focus on the psyche of two women that are of African descent, the plagued by the historical American public perceptions of their...
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  • Compare and Contrast
    Works Child of the Americas is a poem by Aurora Levins Morales that tackles social diversity. It is a poem about an American who came from a mixture of various cultures that comprise her heritage and her identity as an American. The first lines hold the essence for the entire poem. “I am a child of the...
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  • Black Girl Lost
    race/ethnicity for literary works, I will compare and contrast “What is it like to be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith and “Child of Americans” by Aurora Levin Morales, They both was born in America which is important because blacks and minorities (Mexicans) in the U.S.A have always experienced racism and prejudice...
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  • Comparative vs Contrast
    around his fingers. (2011, 03). Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas by Aurora Levin Morales and Whats It Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith. StudyMode.com. Retrieved 03, 2011, from http://www.studymode.com/essays/Comparison-Paper-Of-Child-Of-The-628599.html...
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  • Lost
    In my paper I will be comparing and contrasting " What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl" and "Child of the Americas". In these two poems they are both are about race and ethnic. They were always talking about the color of there skin or who they are. The reason I thought about looking at these particular...
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  • None
    look out for the majority (Leusner, 1991)”. This paper discusses race and ethnicity that was presented in the literary works of “Child of the America’s” written by Levin Morales and “What’s It’s like to be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith. We look at the comparison of both poems and rationalize the content...
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  • Perception of My Ethinicity
    my Ethnicity The two literary works I will compare and contrast are “What’s It like to be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith and “Child of the Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales. The two poems focus on the perception that people encounter due to their ethnic background. Certain races have had to deal with...
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