• 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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  • Comparative vs Contrast
    What it's Like to be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith Works Cited Not Included An explanation in its purest form of “What it’s like to be a Black Girl (for those of you who aren’t)” by Patricia Smith, is just that, an explanation. From the first three syllables “First of all,” the author gives a...
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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 descent...
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  • My Comparison Paper
    My Comparison Paper name ENG125: Introduction to Literature teacher 03/01/2012 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 Black Girl” by Patricia Smith (an African- American) and “Child Of The Americas” by Aurora...
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  • Comparison of "What It's Like to Be a Black Girl" and Country Lovers
    Comparison of “What it’s like to be a black girl” 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 this...
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  • Cultural Comparison
    their life situations. Child f the Americas by Aurora Morales, gives us a view of a woman who is happy with herself and adjusts well to her life. The second is What It’s Like to be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith, a story of transition from childhood to adulthood for a young black girl having problems with...
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    2007)”. Today, African Americans are still treated unfairly not only because of their skin color but because history is repeating itself. Blacks and white may have equality as dictated by laws but in reality, but democracy is the only political model where all human rights can be respected by...
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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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  • Research paper
    organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have chosen to look at these particular works in relation...
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  • The Journey of Two American Girls
    The Journey of Two American Girls Laura Logan ENG125: Introduction to Literature (AFG1301A) Instructor: Carla McGill February 4, 2013 How can an African American and a Hispanic girls be treated different when they are the same type of...
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  • Short story vs Poem
    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 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...
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  • Theme
    I'm black?" Stunned and angered by this question has since made me realize that this problem is not one of the past, but one 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...
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  • Introduction to Literature
    Comparisons of two stories Eng 125: Introduction to Literature “The Welcome Table” By Alice Walker/ “What its like to be a black girl” by...
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  • Human Geography
    America has changed in so many ways since my ancestors immigrated, moved, to America and they all brought their own family traditions from Norway and Sweden that are still present in America to this day. There is always push and pull, positive and negative, factors in immigrating to a different country...
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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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  • Of mice and men & An inspector calls
    An Inspector Calls would say that capitalism creates the failure in society not socialism. Both authors create a microcosm to show us how society was like at the time. This is called social realism. The two texts show how rich people are quick to take advantage of the poor and the vulnerable. ...
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  • Essay
    challenge and plight that faces the black women in the minority society as they are treated and 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 Black Girl” by Patricia Smith are two literary works that illustrate...
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  • Dealing with Adversity
    from a girl to a woman was hard, but if you were black and going through, it was much harder. In the poem “What it’s like to be a black girlSmith (1991) depicts this transition as very challenging. In comparison, “The Welcome Table” by Alice Walker (1970) depicts life through the eyes of a black woman...
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  • Differnet Heritages
    Different Heritages, Same Beliefe Tawni Peters Eng. 125 Prof. Wanda Duffenbaugh October 25, 2011 The beautiful thing about America is all the different walks of life that roam the land. No matter where you turn you will encounter a different ethnic background. Yet we all stll believe in one...
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  • Eng 125 Introduction to Literature
    organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have chosen to look at these particular works in relation...
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