• Child of the Americas
    have numerous cultures, be different ethnicities, or come from several locations, and still come together with other parts of the world and be a whole. Citations Morales, Aurora. ""Child of the Americas" by Aurora Levins Morales." Child of the Americas by Aurora Levins Morales*. (2011): n. page. Web. 23 May. 2013. <http://lauraadiaz.weebly.com/1/post/2011/06/post-title-click-and-type-to-edit.html>....
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  • What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl and Child of the Americas
    try to fix in to society when you have many different races and cultures inside of you. There are many things you have to change about yourself in order to be accepted by society. In Aurora Levins Morales’ poem when she say,“ I am a child of the Americas, A light-skinned mestiza of the Caribbean...
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  • afsasafs
    America. Two poets who come from ethnically diverse backgrounds, share very different views on what makes their ethnicity truly 'their own'. One author is Aurora Levins Morales, who wrote the poem "Child of the Americas", a poem in which she speaks about being a product of a very varied cultural...
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  • Theme
    people still face today. Racism being such an important topic today made it easy for me to pick the two poems I 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...
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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...
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  • Short story vs Poem
    becoming a grown black woman in an era of racial uncertainty. In Aurora Levins Morales' poem "Child of the Americas" she explores her multicultural heritage by reinterpreting the melting pot myth in her own way. Morales opens the poem by stating that she is "a child of the Americas." Then she goes...
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  • Race and Ethenticity
    this statement is her explaining the African influence in America, as well as Puerto Rico. The author shows, connections to other culture, which are in the same environment as her, and she explains how this helps to shape her. Child of the Americas is a poem by Aurora Levins Morales that gears...
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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
    Instructor: Duvan Arsola 08/09/2011 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 I will compare are “Child of the Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales and “What’s It like to be a Black Girl” by Patricia...
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  • My Comparison Paper
    standards of one race. One person who knows that was Aurora Levin Morales who clearly stated it in her poem, “Child of the Americas”, in her poem she talk about pride in their heritage and the anger towards a culture that does not seem to understand the fact that culture is different by nature. The...
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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...
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  • The Journey of Two American Girls
    of 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...
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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
    My 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...
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  • Black Girl Lost
    The theme I chose for my paper was 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...
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  • Comparative vs Contrast
    **** with grace but learning to **** without it, it’s flame and fists and life according to Motown, it’s finally having a man reach out for you then caving in 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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  • 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...
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  • Compare and Contrast
    Compare and Contrasting of Race/Ethnicity in Literary Works Compare and Contrasting of Race/Ethnicity in Literary 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...
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  • Lost
    African Latino she was just like everyone else also. COMPARE 4 In comparing the literary works of the " What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl" this poem is by Patricia Smith and "Child of the Americas" and this poem is by Aurora Levin Morales. The literary works in the two focus on two women of...
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  • Perception of My Ethinicity
    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 being treated different because of their skin color. In the poem, “What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl” the...
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  • None
    ashamed of her looks, where she came from and who she is as a black American. Patricia uses uneven sentencing with strong/powerful illustrations in significance of her issue. Aurora Levins Morales was born in 1954. In 1964, she came to America. She wrote this poem to tackle social diversity. Being that...
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  • Outsider
    , discrimination and segregation. American writers such as Langston Hughes, Aurora Levins Morales, and Gertrude Bonnin have experienced the feeling of being an outsider differently. Through their writings, we can begin to understand how it felt to be an outsider in their time period as well as the present...
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