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The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara
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...Bambara Howsoever intelligently one may try to sweep under the carpet, an author cannot help recollection of one’s own experiences in life. In this story Bambara recalls her college days in the 1960s. Thorough the main character Sylvia, she exposes the grim realities of the African American life in that period. That community suffered inequalities and humiliation in every area of social life. Though the Constitution of America guarantees equality to all its citizens, in real terms, the privileged society practices all sorts of inequalities, and the African Americans face hurdles at every turn of life. The story...  The lesson by Toni Cade...
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The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara
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...Bambara The short story, The Lesson, by Toni Cade Bambara was written in 1972. The story focuses on a young, black girl who lives in a poor neighborhood. The girl, Sylvia, is a sullen, sassy girl, who hangs around with other children from her neighborhood. This story is about the transition that takes place in the girl’s personality. The girl is an escapist of sorts, who hangs around with her friends, whiling the time away and not giving much thought to her position and place in the society. The girl’s impudence is quite evident from the start. When describing Miss Moore, her new neighbor, the protagonist, Sylvia, uses a scornful tone. Miss Moore’s very tightly curled hair... The Lesson by Toni Cade...
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Symbolism in The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara
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...Bambara The ‘Lesson’ is a factious short story by Toni Cade Bambara written in 1972. The piece of work depicts the life of a young and poor black girl born in Harlem and their journey to FAO Schwartz in Manhattan with her colleagues from Harlem courtesy of one educated young woman, Miss Moore. The children are in for many lessons as the life of the white children they find depicts a different class. The children develop different perceptions towards their new environment therefore many lessons emerge from the narrative. Symbolism is used in literary work to add a deeper insight to the meaning. The author has been very keen to use symbolism in expressing...  Symbolism in The Lesson by Toni Cade...
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The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara, A & P by John Updike and Ernest Hemmingways Hills Like White Elephants
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...Bambara, “A & P” by John Updike and Ernest Hemmingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” ‘The Lesson’ by Toni Cade Bambara, ‘A & P’ by John Updike and Ernest Hemmingway’s ‘ Hills Like White Elephants’ are spectacular stories that have used various devices in communicating to the Audience. The presentation of the stories, narration techniques, the character formation and the plot has varied widely. However, the stories demonstrate the wealth of skills by the different writers through the some similarities in the presentation. One feature that outstands in both stories is the mastery of language that the authors use, the vocabulary and the sentence construction is one... “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara, ...
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The Lesson
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...Bambara’s “The Lesson” Introduction This paper attempts to critically analyze one of the famous stories by Toni Cade Bambara, published in her initial collection by the title “The Lesson”. These stories commemorate African-American community and culture, At times in opposition to white society. The author confronts her characters to reorganize thoughts of conventional social norms and values along with challenging the readers to behave in a similar way. Most of her short stories entail or revolve around an intelligent, young narrator who attempts to inquire about the world surrounding her life. As the process of investigation goes on with the central character, the reader also discovers... ? Toni Cade...
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Toni Cade Bambaras The Lesson
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...Bambara’s The Lesson Toni Cade Bambara’s ‘The Lesson’ explores questions of culture and class among a group of children and a woman who takes them on a trip into an expensive department store. While ostensibly the story is a simple narrative about a trip, upon further inspection one realizes the subtle poignancy Bambara was able to achieve. This essay examines the story in terms of the change in the main character Sylvia’s attitude after entering and encountering the F.A.O Schwartz department store. Upon Sylvia’s entrance into F.A.O. Schwartz her opinion and mood show a dramatic change. At the beginning of her entrance into the store Sylvia continues to exhibit the brashness and bravado... Toni Cade...
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Compare and contrast Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson and ZZ Packer's Brownies
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...Bambaras "The Lesson" and ZZ Packers "Brownies" Introduction Children are always gaining new perspectives towards life as they explore their surroundings and the behaviors of the adults of their world. In the stories “The Lesson” and “Brownies” the protagonists gain a maturing insight into themselves and the world leading to a change in their attitudes. The short story “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara depicts the lives of the children who are leading a poverty stricken life devoid of education. The narrator of the story is Sylvia, the central character who is unaware of unequal distribution of wealth among the people. Her teacher Miss Moore... s the assignment was due Compare and Contrast Toni Cade...
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Life Lessons Learned through a Toy Store
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...Bambara takes readers on an afternoon journey with the protagonist, Sylvia, a young African American girl who is a leader in her group of friends. While these children are the focal characters of the story, the primary relationship being analyzed through this text is how the children, led by Sylvia’s interpretation deal with Miss Moore, an African American woman who recently moved to their neighborhood. With a sense of style that includes wearing her natural curly hair and a makeup free face, Miss Moore is new presence in the neighborhood as she has a college education, speaks proper English and works...  Life Lessons Learned Through a Toy Store In the short story, “The Lesson” author Toni Cade Bambara ...
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Introduction to Africa American Art
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...Bambara. The Bambara are members of the Mande culture; a large and a powerful group of people in Western Africa. Just like the Mende people, the main economic activity of the Bamana people is farming and hunting (Beneke, Mekler and Museum 45). Ceremonial dances and rituals are essential features of the tradition of both the Mende people... Introduction to Africa American Art How the Mende people and the Bamana people use ceremony and rituals within their society. Traditional dance and rituals occupy a central place in the various cultures in the continent of Africa. In traditional African cultures, dances as well ritual performance have vari...
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Short Story Analysis Sheet
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...Bambara Setting: Harlem, New York is the place, where the short story Raymonds Run is set. The setting does not change throughout the entire story, as the story’s focus is on Hazel’s preparation for the main race that is arranged on the May Day. Published in 1971, the story is set in a time when the Civil Rights Movement was at its peak. The African American community was finally getting racially discriminatory legislature repealed, which in turn led to integration of races (Vandeburg 159). Plot: The author uses Hazel, as a narrator to highlight aspects of the neighborhood through an African American child’s... Anitra Taylor LL290 Ms Maria Garcia 3/21 Short Story Analysis Raymond’s Run Toni Cade...
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Analytically Essay
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...Bambara and ‘Recitatif’ by Toni Morrison are pertinent in their thematic expression of mother’s influence on young narrators and how they react to their surroundings in their growing up stage. Both the stories highlight the importance of nicknames. The nicknames help develop stronger bond of interpersonal relationship that challenges the predefined concept of racial differences and social norms. Gorilla, My Love reveals children’s trusting nature and how they rely on veracity of the statements and promises made... Mother’s influence and childhood values in ‘Gorilla, My Love’ and ‘Recitatif’ May 23, African American Literature Word count: 1240The two short stories: ‘Gorilla, My Love’ by Tony Cade Bambara...
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Physical Design
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...Bambara & Allen, 1999). Creation of database in SQL Server and tables in the new database, selecting appropriate data types for the columns, setting a primary key for each table, and setting allow nulls as appropriate also create a database diagram and relationships among tables (Dewson, 2012). Finally, provide some sample data to each table. Review Design Review of diagram for the database Creating database in SQL Server USE [Master] GO CREATE DATABASE... Physical Design Introduction This is a work project that involves designing and translating data into an actual database. It involves review of diagram for the database to ensure that the design is normalized and complete...
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Sylvia in The Lesson
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...Bambara has made Sylvia’s character. She, being the narrator of the story, gives the readers a much more momentous interpretation of how people like her sees the other side of the world which is something far from their world, “slums” as for Miss Moore’s vocabulary. As the lead character of the story, Sylvia has felt anger even if she does not fully recognize where exactly that anger is coming from. For the sudden rush of annoyance Sylvia felt, it is because... Sylvia in The Lesson It is short but very insightful. It unfolds to the readers’ eyes something which has been a very obvious and clear fact but one which is often a taken for granted reality. In the short story entitled “The Lesson,” Toni Cade Ba...
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...Bambara and Amy Tan respectively, each story delivers a message through the protagonists, who suffer the pressures of society they are confronting as they grow up. These stories generate a moment of self-reflection and contemplation regarding one’s own life, career, goals and relationships. One considers himself privileged to be surrounded by one’s family and friends because he knows... with his everyday chores and concentrate on his personal success. There is always a fear of being denounced by the community or family and friends. In The Lesson, Toni Cade Bambara recounts the life of Sylvia and others who go on a field trip with Miss Moore to...
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Personal response essay about a short story
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...Bambara, is a story of failure of the society to give equal life chances to every person in the world. The story throws a light on the disadvantages of a person if he is born in a family which is a victim of prejudice, inferior treatment and lack of opportunities in life. However, even though the story is about social inequalities in life, it is more about the intimate feeling of shame that is attached to poverty. Through the main character Sylvia, the author has tried to point out that at the end of the day, the thing that shapes your life is ‘you’. The story reveals that blaming the society or the government is not a solution to poverty... Introduction The short story ‘The Lesson’, by Toni Cade...
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The Mali
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...Bambara, Malinke, Soninke, Mandinka, Mende, Susu, Dialonke, and Dyula), Peul (or Fulani), Voltaic, Songhay, Tuareg, and Moor. Some other groups include the Dogon, Bozo, and Bobo. The single largest ethnic group is the Bambara also known as Bamana. This name recalls the era when the influence of Islam was spreading through Africa, yet this group of rural farmers refused to convert to a new religion and kept alive their traditional way of life. Bambara means "infidel" or barbarian as they were called by Moslems and Banmara, which they used to refer to themselves, means "accept no master." Today, Islam is the main religion in Mali, accounting for around 90 percent of the population. Today... s Mali: A...
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Politics of education
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...Bambara, Toni Cade. The Lesson. 1972. Google Books. ‘The Lesson’ is a story told in the first person narration by the central character Sylvia about her life in the neighborhood consisting of several under cared children and their encounters with fate. There is a fictional Fifth avenue in the story as a dream model of their lifestyle around which all the discussions develop. Bambara places the theme based on the strong will, intelligence... Annotated Bibliography Alger, Horatio. The Complete Ragged Dick Series. Charles Carter Jr, Print. The dreams of young people to prosper and comfortably live their lives become a stronger as they choose to live in New York. Since the United States offer the freedom...
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The colonial history of Culture among African peoples in Louisiana
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...Bambara people, who could be sold into slavery because of their inter-tribal warfare, leading to their capture and selling, and anti-Islamic practices, which meant that the powers of northern and western Africa had no interest in protecting them (175). Furthermore, There is evidence that white people considered Bambara to be especially good slaves, willing to work (so long as well fed), intelligent, and not tending to rise up against their slave owners. The Bambara brought to Louisiana, unlike many other slaves in other colonies, were not heavily Europeanized before being brought to the colony. They still retained their native... Prof’s # The Colonial History of Culture Among African Peoples in...
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Compare and contrast The Lesson with Girl
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...Bambara and "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid "The Lesson" by Toni Cade Bambara and "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid are interesting short stories. Below some aspects of the stories are compared. THEME Since the length of “The Lesson” is according to conventional short story therefore it is able to address multiple themes. On the other hand the unconventional style and length of “Girl” is making multiple themes a difficult task. The main theme of “Girl” is the relationship of two generations and how older generation is trying to dictate terms. The generation gap is obvious by the amount of talking done by mother and the short responses... Teacher Compare the two literary short stories. "The Lesson" by Toni Cade...
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Preventing behavioral problems
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...Bambara L.M., /. K. (2005). Individualized support for students with problem behaviors. New York: Guilford Press.... Behavioral Problems Preventing Behavioral Problems Teachers in a room setting are bound to come across students with different characters that may be quite unpleasant and therefore much determination needed in an attempt to shape such behaviors to avoid their persistence. Confrontational and non-compliant students will more often than not have poor academic skills and negative attitude towards school as misbehavior is known to originate from academic deficits. Teachers however tend to overlook important strategies that can enable the students’ behavior shaped in a powerful way, and that...
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The Examined Life
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...Bambara 27). When... with her ancestors by dropping her names and even her way of doing things (Walker 12). This helps her know herself and from what she knows, make a decision on what she should do next. Works Cited Bambara, Toni, C. “The Lesson”: A Study Guide from Gale’s “Short Story for Students.” New York: The Gale Group. 2002. Print. O’Brien, Tim. The things they Carried. Garland: Mariner Books. 2009. Print. Plato, Plato. The Apology. Luxembourg: Createspace. 2011. Print. Plato, Plato. Euthyphro. Luxembourg: Createspace. 2011. Print. Plato, Plato. Crito. Salt Lake: Public Domain Books.1999. Print. Shirley, Jackson. The Lottery and Other Stories. New York: Farrar, Straus...
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How does African American literature exposes a society
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...Bambara and Ellison. A critical analysis of "Everyday Use," "Sonny's Blues," "The Lesson" and "Battle Royal" indicates that the determination to escape the shackles of social prejudices and to disprove popular racial stereotypes is an integral part of African American life. By illustrating this struggle, these works of fiction do not simply expose society's inhumanity but show readers that the root cause of inhumanity is fear of that which is different. Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues," which centres on jazz culture and the life of musicians, follows the story of two brothers who are driven by the determination to survive and create... African American literature, according to Robert Fox, is a literature...
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Robbing people of the ability to see enormous opportunities directly in front of them
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...Bambara 267). This fundamental breakdown with regards to the way in which different cultures exists upon different dimensions helps to underscore the fact that the opportunity that exists for one given socioeconomic class and the opportunity and reality that exists for another is quite different entirely. As a means of further compounding such a truth, Barbara Ehrenreich’s piece, entitled “Serving in Florida”, underscores the economic realities that exist for those individuals that have not had the fortune of receiving a college degree or differentiating their career in any other way. Seeking to perform a level of research with regards... Essay #2 Potential and opportunity are two words that are...
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...Bambara. These writers specifically take after Hurston’s writings dealing with racism and feminism issues. Contrary to the criticisms hurled at Hurston’s works during her era, Zora contributed not only to the black American literature but also to the feminist literature and racist literature. Furthermore, her written works served as valuable reference of oral cultures of the African Americans and revolutionizing a comprehensive narrative style in American literature. CITED WORKS Women in History. “Zora Neale Hurston biography – extended”.  Lakewood Public Library... Zora Neale Hurston A novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston’s literary works helped in catapulting the Harlem...
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Robbing people of the ability to see enormous opportunities directly in front of them
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...Bambara 267). This difference with regards to the way in which different cultures exist and experience life in different dimensions helps to show the fact that the opportunity that exists for one given socioeconomic class and the opportunity and reality that exists for another are entirely different. As a means of further highlighting such a truth, Barbara Ehrenreich’s piece entitled “Serving in Florida... Essay #2 Potential and opportunity are two words that are closely tied together. Potential refers to the internal ways in which an individual can realize their own desires concerning the environment. On the other hand, opportunity represents the ways in which a person will have the ability to act due...
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Reality, Poverty and the American Dream: An Analysis of Two Course Readings
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...Bambara. Both of these stories integrate with what is the reality of the American Dream for many low-income... by which educational attainment ultimately harmed her chances of being able to pursue a higher paying job. This of course opens up a whole new subject area of the availability of education to the lower levels of the socio-economic strata, as well as calling into question the level of social mobility that our society engenders without the requisite stamps or pieces of paper that exemplify higher education, training, or specializations in various fields. Similarly, the second piece which has been considered for this analysis is that of Toni Cade Bambara’s short story,...
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Reality, Poverty and the American Dream
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...Bambara. Both of these stories integrate with what is the reality of the American Dream for many low-income and/or underprivileged families around... Reality, Poverty and the American Dream The American Dream and its realization has been a concept that has captured the imagination of countless immigrants and citizens of the United States for many generations. In many ways, the myth of the American Dream is in and of itself a self0perpetuating system. Due to the fact that there will always remain the separation between the rich, the middle class, the poor, and the ultra rich, it is not hard to envision the means by which those unhappy with their current station look to the more fortunate exhibitions of...
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African Masks in Pablo Picasso's Art
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...Bambara art and stylistic variations of arts consist of extreme variations of arts, sculptures, and headdresses. A distinctive style of masking existed between these communities known as ‘Segou’ style which was recognizable by the typical flat faces, arrow shaped noses, all over body triangular scarifications and splayed hands. The most noble and sacred activities if the Bambara were related to agriculture (Pennisi,59) Both African art and Picasso work of art marks a transition and a turning point... African Masks and Picasso African art has played a fundamental role in molding the culture and history of the whole world. The belief that Africa is the cradle for mankind is practically inflexible....
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Explanation of Positive Behavioral Support Matrix
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...Bambara & Knoster, 1998). According to the researchers there are two kinds of evaluation which are followed to evaluate the signification of the process which are Formal and Informal evaluation. Formal evaluation is a structured and thorough... Explanation of Positive Behavioral Support Matrix Introduction: Positive behavior support (PBS) system is a structured set of strategies which are research validated and also designed to make an ideal school environment to promote and support appropriate idle behavior for all the students. The primary objective is to promote and teach a common expected behavior in which student will be given credit and acknowledged for their suitable and appropriate behavior (Bamb...
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African American Women Speak Out
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...Bambara (1970) through her book "The Black Woman: Anthology" brings out a rather positive aspect to this discussion. According to the author, there are a series of exemplary black women in history who have depicted courage and promise through their actions. This author cites a series of poems, books and other works are highlighted in order to bring out the positive role that many Black women are capable of embracing at their time. In the "Black woman", the author manages to address some of the challenges that one has to tackle when trying address gender identity for African American women. She brings out the fact... Introduction African Americans in general have come a long way from the dark days of...
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Functional Behaviour Analysis educ6162
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...Bambara and kern, 2005). Introduction Functional behavior assessment is a process of solving problems affecting a child through identifying the problem by employing various techniques and strategies. Function of a behavior refers to the reason why the problem is occurring. Sashi’s behaviors’ include mouths toys, pulling hair, resists and wanders. The reason may include attention which may be both positive and negative from either adults or peers. Power could also be the cause in that the child wants to be in charge of the group, is against directions or is not ready to participate in the activity. Self expression can also make a child behave in a certain way in order to...
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Women's roles and how they are obtained
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...Bambara’s A Tender Man are relationships between black men and black women, and more specifically, how black women must contend with the realities of black men. Throughout all three... Melody Murray 10-25-07 AFRC 063 Beavers Women’s Roles The nature of human relationships is central to most pieces of literature. While the nature of this exploration might change from one author to another or one story to another, it is as people relate to each other that the central issues of our lives are examined and exposed as being either a universal experience or an anomaly in time. Examples of this are present in stories in which men interact with each other, women interact with each other or the two genders...
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Literature
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...Bambara are quite different in their story outline but there is resemblance in the themes of the three genres. The themes of isolation and alienation are found in all the three works, the theme of race is also prominent in all the three works, the theme of materialism and monetary value is also discussed in all the three and all the three works take characters that have a background with African origin. In this essay, the themes of isolation and alienation... Themes in “Othello”, “Everyday Use” and “The Lesson” Roll No: Teacher: 29th January 2009 Themes in “Othello”, “Everyday Use” and “The Lesson” The three works, Othello by William Shakespeare, Everyday Use by Alice Walker and The Lesson by Toni Cade Ba...
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English - Assignment to the book the life before us by Gary Romain and more
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...Bambara 121). The effect that the readers get from both novels is that both the narrators have suffered. The first novel talks of a kid who has never seen his mother, a whore. The kid lives with a former whore who has the feeling that the kids must live in a better place and be taken care of. In this case, we can compare Momo and Madame Rosa to Silvia and Miss Moore... submitted Assignment Plot is a very essential tool in literature. The plot in this story pushes us to read the story again and again so that we can get a glimpse of the subject matter. A proper plot is vital in creating the urge to read and know what is likely to happen next. Through the plot, the reader apprehends whether the story has a ...
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They came before columbus
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...Bambara werewolf cult, the head of whom is referred as amantigi (heads of faith) came along in the rituals of Mexico as amanteca. The ceremonies employed in these rituals are very similar and can’t be considered to have an independent origin. Conclusion A famous classic, “They Came before Columbus,” covers numerous contacts, both accidental and planned in various historical eras between Americans and Africans. A cultural/ physical existence of Africans is evidenced in ancient America via methodical examination. Dr. Sertima reveals a dramatic, superbly and compelling detailed documentation of the black African’s legacy and presence... ? They Came Before Columbus of the of This paper attempts to review the ...
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Literature and Community
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...Bambara's work presents the reality of social inequality and William Faulkner's work presents patriarchy and gendered narratives. Toni Cade Bambara's "The Lesson" reflects a social perspective regarding one African-American girl's struggle and her increasing awareness of the nature of class inequality. In the story, there is a group of city kids headed by Sylvia, the main character. The story features the tension between Sylvia and Miss Moore. Sylvia gets to understand she is poor... Literature reflects the communities in society. The descriptive aspect of literature presents a more fluid terrain regarding the spheres of home and work, society and family in narratives which depict communities. Toni...
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Thank you later
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...Bambara and is Sylvia's last though after the day out with her friends and Miss Moore. It signifies her awakening to the inequalities in society and showed a resolve that she would never be put down and would seek her rights. It tells us that Miss Moore's lesson has had an impact. 2. This is from 'Everyday Use' by Alice Walker and Dee is speaking to her mama regarding the quilts she wanted to take from Maggie. She viewed them as valuable now, having identified herself with her African American roots. She thought Maggie was not worthy of owning such items, would only use them and destroy them, while she would display them... English 102: 23 July 2007 This quote is from 'The Lesson' by Toni Cade...
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Anthology of literature of Self Discovery: Racial Attitudes
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...Bambara. Those who are considered to be from the other races relate all these pieces as they reflect on racial discrimination attitudes in the US. The authors and artists who have been chosen are some of the most famous modern American writers. The theme of racial discrimination was chosen because it fits in the context of self-discovery... ? Anthology of literature of Self –Discovery: Racial Attitudes Introductory Overview Self-discovery is one of the most covered themes in many literature materials in American society. This anthology explores the major theme of self-discovery with concentration on the theme of racial attitudes. Major artists in poetry, short stories and songs have handled racial...
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A research and scolarship task to inform professional practice: managing the cladd
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...Bambara & Kern, 2005). Moreover, Bambara and Kernm (2005) agreed with several findings (e.g. Farrington, 1991; Hanson & Carta, 1996; Kauffmman, Lloyd, Baker & Riedel, 1995) that problem behaviors can thwart students from forming meaningful friendships and these may also interfere with their social acceptance and inclusion in school life.           To fully understand these behavioral problems: Charles (1985) has summarized seven systematic models of classroom management. Teachers can opt to adapt Kounin’s ideals that they must... A Research and Scholarship Task to Inform Professional Practice: Managing the In the past, and teachers have embraced the notion that a quiet and disciplined classroom is the ...
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An Immaginative and Reflective Response to Toni Cade Bambara's 'The Lesson'
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...Bambara's "The Lesson" for the setting, the characterizations, and the voice. Although with the change... Part An Response Imaginative Continuing Education Moving here wasn't what I thought it was gonna be. I hated bein crammed up in thatlil bitty house. I hated havin everybody and their momma all up on me. But it's a hell of a lot better than back home. Back home we were dirt poor. We made this move so our children didn't have to be share croppers like us. I had help thou. They say it takes a village to raise a child. That girl of mine is a handful. I tell ya! Always into somthin and the mouth on that child! She got that from living here. My momma would have knocked some sense into her lil' ass. Oh y...
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History of Slavery in the Caribbean and West Africa
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...Bambara Empire of Sgou, the Bambara kingdom of Kaarta, the Peul/Malink kingdom of Khasso, and the Kndougou Empire of Sikasso. Portuguese traders began establishing settlements along the coast in 1445, followed by the French and English; the African slave trade began not long after, which over the following centuries would debilitate the region's economy and population. The slave trade also encouraged the formation of states such as the Bambara Empire and Dahomey, whose economies largely depended on exchanging slaves for European firearms, which were then used... History of Slavery in the Caribbean and West Africa The 1926 Slavery Convention described slavery as "...the status or condition of a person...
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Ways in black otherness has influenced the experiences of the African Diaspora according to the readings in Clarke and Thomass text
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...Bambara seer for the author, visualized as a sort wave emanating from a sacrificial egg. The dashed lines inside the figure are a digital code symbolizing good fortune. Undulatory schemes in Egyptian art (Badawy, 1959) show an understanding of motion as a rhythmic time series, and the transformation of time-series to a frequency-domain representation can be seen in African conceptualizations of circular time. The extreme in African time-series analysis is he search for patterns in the Nile floods. The most recent data set, taken once a year for 15... Ways in black otherness has influenced the experiences of the African Diaspora according to the readings in Clarke and Thomas’s text. The issues of artifi...
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Dancing skeletons: life and death in West Africa by Katherine Dettwyler
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...Bambara and the fact that Malians enjoyed laughter, gave her an opportunity to come up with jokes meant to make delivery of the information easy and effective. She uses jokes at her own expense just to make people laugh or lighten the moment. The use of her accounts of trips and the public transportation pickups makes one laugh a lot (Dettwyler, 1994, p. 71). The way she describes the surprise and delight of the Malians who discovered her ability and proficiency in speaking in their language, after they had spoken about her is particularly entertaining and humorous. Another remarkable source... "Love" methods and personal struggles Katherine Dettwyler is a lecturer, a breastfeeding advocate, an author, ...
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Autism and Special Education
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...Bambara, L., M., & Reichle, J. (2005, p. 238), these alternative skills can be general adaptive skills, tolerance and coping skills, or replacement skills. The general adaptive skills include skills that teach the children with autism to change conditions... Positive Behavior Support Plan for Autism with Focus on Special Education Teacher I. Introduction With increasing behavior problems and challenges in schools across the world, there has been growing interest in positive behavior support (PBS). For example, Newby (2014) notes that an increase in violence incidents in American schools has created more demand for safer schools. The area of positive behavior support has undergone significant development...
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Your Reading Experience
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...Bambara, Theme for English B by Langston Hughes and I’m Still Here by Langston Hughes are quite different in their story outline but there is resemblance in the themes of the three genres—play, short story and poem. The themes of isolation and alienation are found in all the five works, the theme of race is also prominent in all the five works, the theme... . However, he informs that he is still alive and exists as he says, “I’m still here!”. His African identity shapes his personality and his position in the society. He has a socially deprived position in his society because of his being colored and his belonging to the African race. After analyzing the themes of the five works, Othello by...
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Poet Gwendolyn Brooks
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...Bambara stated that when she was fifty years old “something happened to Brooks” and readers can get the evidence of that in “In the Mecca” and later works (Poetry Foundation). Comparison of the Feminist Themes in the Poems While Brooks’ poems “The Mother”, “The Crazy”, “Sadie and Maud”, and “To be In Love... Comparison and Contrast of Five Poems of Gwendolyn Brooks Biography of Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks, the most respected poetess and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize as the first black author, was born in Topeka, Kansas. At her young age, her family went to Chicago. Her father, who had expected to become a doctor, was a gate-keeper and her mother, “the classically trained pianist”, was a...
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Life and Its Lessons
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...Bambara, one of the characters Miss Moore is a college educated woman who... ?Abdulaziz Alrediny December 16, Life and its Lessons In life, people are believed to be defined by who they are, what they do and what they have, but are these really the things that define a person’s worth? Or maybe there are more important questions that people should ask themselves in order to know that they have lived their lives fully. The decisions that are made determine what happens in the future. If decisions made in the past are analyzed, can people confidently say that lives had been lived the best that people can? In the search for worth, the first thing people usually ask themselves is “Who am I?” which is a...
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Toni Morrison
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...Bambara, Angel Davis, and Gayl Jones. Since this time Toni has been able to remain a great feature in the field of literature. She composed so many books which were embraced by many black communities... Toni Morrison Introduction Toni Morrison is one of the black female artists that continue to leave a big impact in the American literature. Born in February 18th in 1931 the novelist, professor, and editor has written some of the best novels in American literature (Kottiswara 30). Her works have not been left unnoticed and in 2012 she received the presidential Medal of Freedom. She is also amongst the few black women who have received the Nobel Prize for literature. She won this prize in 1993. It had...
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New teaching method
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...Bambara, 507) Democracy is having equal rights and chances to pursue a good life. For me career academies using college preparatory curricula or career-based curricula is the stepping stone that many Americans need to be able to get a good life though education and skills development. The students in this case will be empowered and equipped to deal with the realities of life and they will be free to choose the future... that they want because they are given access to education as well as employment. References Bambara, Toni Cade. The Lesson. Nathan Hale Career Academy. How to Expand your High...
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Positive Behavior Support
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...Bambara and Kern, 2005). Moreover, the school management will be helped... Positive Behavior Support Abstract For several years, positive behaviors support (PBS) has been the appropriate approach for delivering behavioral services and it has emerged to be a highly visible movement. However, the applied behavior analysis (ABA) has influenced PBS has significantly. Additionally, the PBS has been pegged on other historic factors. Regardless of numerous angles that PBS can be analyzed, this paper aims at describing PBS in relation to behavior analysis (Gonzalez and Joint Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, 2009). Furthermore, the article aims at providing growing evidence that PBS is a growing distin...
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