• Race r Ethincity
    I selected are “Country Lovers” and “What It’s Like to Be a 1 Black Girl” because they share the same theme regarding race or ethnicity. Here, the “Country Lovers” is a short story that describes love of a boy and a girl in the country. “What it’s like to be a Black Girl” is a poem that...
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  • How does Carol Ann Duffy create character
    child felt and how fast it was over with. This is shown all through the poem but the first time we notice it is in the first stanza. "Something happened. We think it was pain." This instantly makes us wonder what has happened, I believe the shorts sentences are very effective for pulling the reader in...
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  • How We Get Along...Race and Ethnicity
    gets away with committing a murder to an innocent black child. The stories, “Country Lovers” and the poem “What’s it like to be a black girl” show different racial issues. Nadine Gordimer wrote the short story “Country Lover” in 1975 (Clugston 2010). The two main characters of the story were Paulus...
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  • Race/Ethnicity
    shows not only this suffering, but the despondency this young black girl is experiencing. In both the poem and a short story, the main characters have been negatively affected by the discrimination of a society in which the color of their skin is not accepted. Both of the female characters...
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  • Children: Love and Pity
    , he focuses on only one child. Unlike Wordsworth’s other poem, “It Is a Beauteous Evening”, this poem is fully focused on the child. In the first stanza the narrator is following the growth of a girl, “ Three years she grew in sun and shower, Then Nature said, “A lovelier flower On earth was...
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  • Compare and contrast
     Compare and Contrast ENG 125 22 Sep 2013 Racial And Ethical Dilemma in “Country Lovers” and “What it’s like to be a Black Girl” In the short story about the “Country Lovers” and the Poem “What it’s like to be a Black Girl”, the actions of a racial background and...
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  • Judith Beveridge
    . In this poem, a young girl is being taunted by two young brothers, hence the name of the poem. The young girl is seen as sensitive and heroic as she tries to hide the snails and other creatures as she believes they are worthy of salvation as they are being killed by the brothers. Beveridge has...
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  • The Road Not Taken
    Black Girl” Racial background and ethnicities are represented in the short story “Country Lovers” and the poem “What It’s like to be a Black Girl”. Both this short story and this poem have a main character or protagonist black female. Both of these women deal with to some degree of discrimination...
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  • Thomas Hardy
    poet seems to be overwhelmed with feelings of sadness and remorse over his childhood home. there is the loss of the childlike and innocent emotions of happiness that have gone altogether with his parents. "The Ruined Maid" is a satirical poem by Thomas Hardy. The poem depicts a young country girl...
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  • Differnet Heritages
    Child of the Americas” written by Aurora Levens Morales in 1986, and “What it’s like to be a black girl (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...
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  • Race / Ethnicity: Compare and Contrast
    short story “Country Lovers” and the poem “What It’s like to be a Black Girl”. Finding out whether the characters are the same, if the setting is different between the two, if the theme told outright or did one have to “think outside of the box” to determine its meaning will lead to what content...
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  • Oother
    common has been around for centuries.  It would be nice to be able to say that racism is just a thing of the past and that it no longer exists; however, that is not the case.   In this brief essay I will discuss the similarities and differences between the poem “What It’s like to be a Black Girl” and...
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  • The Difference in Race and Ethnicity
    an African American woman. The portrayal of what it’s like in her words in this short poem that some black women may be able to identify with. Looking back when she was just a child and experiencing growing pangs as most young girls do. I plan to explore more into the reading as far as it...
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  • Country Lovers” and “What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl”
    Racial And Ethical Dilemma in “Country Lovers” and “What it’s like to be a Black Girl” In the short story about the “Country Lovers” and the Poem “What it’s like to be a Black Girl”, the actions of a racial background and ethical dilemmas are both represented and distinguished by the...
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  • Girl
    Girl by Jamaica Kincaid “Girl”, is a short story by the renowned Jamaica Kincaid; a Caribbean author and poet. The story depicts the instructions of how young girls should conduct themselves in public. Young girl’s duties involve responsibilities such as cleaning, cooking as well as societal...
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  • Compare the Ways in Which Owen and Frost Present Youth in ‘Disabled’ and ‘Out, Out-’
    hope and optimistic idealism. Not only is youth a physical state of being but a mental state of mind too . Youth is a formative period in a person’s life that is only a short part of one’s existence. Youth as well as life is established in the title of the poem “Out ,Out-” as youth is as fragile as the...
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  • Mpare and Contrast the Way in Which Heaney and Clarke Portray Childhood Experiences
    either simply be another child in the field, or a child growing inside the girl- she has become pregnant, or lost her innocence. Heaney and Clarke both create strong feelings in their poems. In “Blackberry Picking”, Heaney conveys a sense of lust and greed for the berries using images of the...
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  • Barbie Interpretation (Unedited)
    from childhood until death, portraying the cycle that is inscribed in all women…vanity. Starting off as the “usual girl child” growing up to receive the stereotypical girl items, getting older and being judged for imperfections as life slowly drags on for the young woman she begins to lose all self...
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  • Eco Friendly
    the explosion. I’m in tears as a mother with daughter, as girl, as a human to know a church with innocent children was not enough to stop the hatred of others. This poem is tribute to the children that were not afraid and told their story. Four girls, lives were cut short that day but it shined the...
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  • Race
    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 has a clear-cut view on the racial background and ethnicities. The main character in both the pieces of literature is a black woman. The women in both the poem...
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