One passage in particular stands out for its incessant juxtaposition of the words "you" and "me": You are white— yet a part of me, as I am a part of you. Sometimes perhaps you don't want to be a part of me. Not only does this highlight the differences between the speaker and teacher, but it puts the speaker in a commanding position.
COMPREHENSION- "TELEPHONE CONVERSATION" AND "ON THE SUBWAY" "Telephone Conversation" by Wole Soyinka and "On the Subway" by Sharon Olds Geoffrey Akpablie These poems analyze racism and racist perspectives between whites and blacks during the last five decades.
Racism is depicted in this poem from several different perspectives, through both, the viewpoints of black as well as the white people.
The analysis of the poems will be done to understand how a biased viewpoint can not only plague the kids into over thinking and over reaching but also plagues it to be authoritatively judgemental.
The poem "Telephone Conversation" by Nigerian poet Wole Soyinka, is based on the author's thoughts on the stereotypes taht exist about African or black people in a scenario where such people were looking for a respectable accommodation.
The directions state developing a thesis a comparative paper, a comparision works deeper insight topic paper.
Racism has often been used as a principal theme in a series of writings, as writers intended to intensify this topic with the purpose of emphasizing the wrongness of this particular act.
In high school and college literature classes, one common type of writing assignment is the comparison and contrast essay.
Identifying points of similarity and difference in two or more literary works encourages close reading and stimulates careful thought.
Both poems cry out for civil rights and equality in a time where African-Americans were treated neither civilly nor equally.
The similarities and differences between Song, from the Songs and Sonnets collection, and Holy Sonnet VI are examined in this essay.