Essay On Books From The Ages New England College En 1930

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Response Essay 5: Significant Lessons
African American women are exceptional human beings. Like other women, they are burdened with the problems of being a female in a male-dominated society that does not fully value the feminine perspective. Unlike other women, they are also faced with issues resulting from racism. I think from are readings this week Alice walker’s peace “Everyday Use” would be my favorite, and shows the struggles of being a black woman in America. When the novel opens, Celie is a young black girl living in Georgia in the early years of the twentieth century. Alice walker’s peace “The Color Purple” is about women joined by their love for each other, the men who abuse them, and the children they care for. This is why I think that Alice walker’s work is the best to show the struggles for being a black woman.
Race in America has been a sore thumb in the side of American history. I think after reading Fredrick Douglass “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” You can get a sense of his passion, and fight for civil rights. Douglass earned...


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