Malcom X and Amy Tan

Topics: African American, Black people, Malcolm X Pages: 4 (761 words) Published: September 22, 2014

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Please answer the following questions as thoroughly as possible. While these entries are due Wednesday September 3 before class, you are welcome to take until Friday to complete them.

Malcolm X, "Learning to Read" Questions (from 50 Essays):
1.How did the process by which Malcolm learned to read differ from the typical way people learn to read? 2.Though Malcolm changed many of his views after the time covered in this portion of his autobiography, the project of recovering African history remained important to him and remains important to many African Americans. How do you react to his claims about African history?

Tan, "Mother Tongue"
1.List the different Englishes Tan describes, defining each. 2.Do you use different languages yourself? Even if English is your sole language, consider how your use of it changes depending on circumstances and audience. Write an essay in which you describe the different ways you speak and the meaning of these differences.

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Malcom X and Tan

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Learning to Read

1. Malcom X learned how to read different from many other people, he learned how to read at the Norfolk Prison. At the prison he would...
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