Running Heading: Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas and what it’s like to be a blackgirl.
Comparison Paper of Child of the Americas and what it’s like to be a blackgirl.
ENG 125 Introductions to Literature...
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.
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My Comparison Paper
ENG125: Introduction to Literature
The literary works I will compare are “Child of the Americas” by Aurora Levin Morales and “What’s It like to be a BlackGirl” by Patricia Smith. The works focus on the psyche of two women of African...
My Comparison Paper
ENG125: Introduction to Literature
The theme I chose for my paper was race/ethnicity. For the literary works, I will compare and contrast “What It’s Like To Be A BlackGirl” by Patricia Smith (an African- American) and “Child Of The Americas” by...
obvious she likeswhat she sees.
• What it is like to be a blackgirl in in fact the opposite of Child of the Americas. She is a young blackgirl, who discovers she is growing up. She talks about being nine and feeling like she al right and too add to this she had the problem of a racially...
Comparison of “What it’s like to be a blackgirl” and Country Lovers
African American Literature dates back to the 18th century. These writings tend to focus on issues of racism, inner struggles, slavery, prejudice, and the pursuit of freedom as well as equality. Two renowned contributors to...
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 BlackGirl” by Patricia Smith. We look at the comparison of both poems and rationalize the content to breakdown what the authors are portraying. These poems are...
Mixed Race America
The works of Child of the America’s by Aurora Levins Morales and What It’s Like to be a BlackGirl (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...
Choose only two of the works within your selected theme.
•Race / Ethnicity ◦Country Lovers (Gordimer)
◦The Welcome Table (Walker)
◦What It’s Like to Be a BlackGirl (Smith)
◦Child of the Americas (Morales)
•Gender Roles / Marriage ◦The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Thurber)
within your selected theme.
* Race / Ethnicity
* Country Lovers (Gordimer)
* The Welcome Table (Walker)
* What It’s Like to Be a BlackGirl (Smith)
* Child of the Americas (Morales)
* Gender Roles / Marriage
* The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Thurber...
January 27, 2014
Race has always been an important issue to me 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 BlackGirl" and "Child of the Americas". In these two poems they are...
of person? I chose the theme of race and ethnicity when I selected the poems “What It’s Like to Be a BlackGirl” 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...
: Introduction to Literature
“The Welcome Table” By Alice Walker/ “What its like to be a blackgirl” by Smith Both of these stories represent the African American woman who have been forced to face challenges of sexism, racism and stereotypes in the American life.
I will compare and...
Susan Smith: Cold Blooded Child Murderer
Bowie State University
Susan Leigh Vaughan Smith is a convicted child murderer. She drove her car with her two sons, age three and fourteen months, sleeping in the back, into a lake. She carried on a lie about a...
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 BlackGirl (For Those of You Who Aren't)" and Aurora Levins Morales's poem "
Child of the Americas" share...
country and the main push factor in my families move was because of famine and the main pull factor that brought them to America was the job opportunities and the start of a bright new future for the younger generations to be a part of. Throughout this paper, many words like immigrants, someone...
regarded as inferior by the white people as well as black men.
The story “The Welcome Table” written by Walker and the poem “What It’s Like to Be a BlackGirl” by Patricia Smith are two literary works that illustrate both racism and discrimination towards black women in the American society in the past...
“Child of the Americas” written by Aurora Levens Morales in 1986, and “What it’s like to be a blackgirl (for those of you who aren’t) written by Patricia Smith in 1991. Smiths’ poem gives the reader a vision of what it’s like to be a black woman. The phrases “edges are wild” and “feeling like your...
an inter-racial relationship throughout their childhood. She was quoted as saying “it was a thing of our childhood; we don’t see each other anymore” (Clugston 2010).
In comparison, the poem “What It’s Like to Be a BlackGirl (For Those of You Who Aren’t)” was written in 1991 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 BlackGirl” 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...