• 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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  • assignment 1 english
    in the society. Nadine Gordimer and Patricia Smith are famous contributors in the field of African American literature. This pare compares and contrasts the short story of Nadine Gordimer, “Country Lovers” and “What it’s Like to Be a Black Girl,” by Patricia Smith. Both the literature works put light...
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  • Race
    Race & Ethnicity Introduction to Literature Professor Sarah MacDonald As a black woman I can relate to the stories and struggles that were depicted in both read material. African American literature started in the early eighteenth century. The writings of the African American literature have...
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  • Short story vs Poem
    compare and contrast the poemsWhat 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 I thought about looking at these particular poems is because I have been...
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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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  • 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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  • Literature and Life
    be a lot like a piece of literature, in that a person may be going through the exact same thing, or something similar, and be feeling the same way. It is effortless to view the tough and unspoken racism demonstrated in Nadine Gordimer’s “Country Lovers” as well as how the girl feels in Patricia Smith’s...
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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
    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 by the historical American public perceptions of their culture...
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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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  • Comparative Paper of Race/Ethnicity
    and ethnicities are represented in the short stories “Country Lovers”, “The Welcome Table”, and the poemWhat It’s Like to Be a Black Girl”. All of these stories have a main character or protagonist black female. All three of these women deal with some degree of discrimination because of their color. The...
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  • Race About Race
    I chose the poemWhat it’s Like to Be a Black Girl”, and the short story “The Welcome Table” to compare and contrast. Poetry is the expression of the human spirit (Clugston, 2010. Section 9.3), the poemWhat It’s Like to Be a Black Girl” talks about a 9-year old girl who feels like she does not...
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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 poemWhat It’s Like to Be a Black Girl” by Patricia Smith are two literary works that illustrate...
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  • What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith Compared to Country Lovers by Nadine Gordimer.
    What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia Smith Compared to Country Lovers by Nadine Gordimer. Carolynn Hanson ENG125: Introduction to Literature (ABG1239A) Instructor: Corey King October 15, 2012 When comparing and contrasting the poem What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl by Patricia...
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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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  • The Difference in Race and Ethnicity
    COMPARITIVE ANALYSIS OF: COUNTRY LOVERS BY NADINE GORDIMER (1976) AND WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A BLACK GIRL (FOR THOSE WHO AREN’T) BY PATRICIA SMITH (1991) SHARON DEVINE-POOLE ENG 125: INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE INSTRUCTOR: MARY LOUISE PHILLIPS BECKER NOVEMBER 27TH, 2011 THESIS Although the similarities...
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  • Compare and Contrast What It Is Like to Be a Black Girl and Country Lovers
    RUNNING HEAD: Lovers and To be A Black Girl Literary Comparison: “Country Lovers” and “What It’s Like to Be A Black Girl ENG 125: Introduction to Literature Instructor: Amber Carpenter 1 Lovers and To Be A Black Girl In literature, we find...
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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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  • Compare and contrast
    “Country Lovers” and “What it’s like to be a Black Girl” In the short story about the “Country Lovers” and the PoemWhat it’s like to be a Black Girl”, the actions of a racial background and ethical dilemmas are both represented and distinguished by the representation of a black female. Which is the...
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  • My Comparison Paper
    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 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...
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  • Cultural Comparison
    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 both growing up and her place as a black woman in society. The third Country Lovers by Nadine Gordimer...
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