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Unformatted text preview: Andrew Sobler English 151C, Section 01 Prof. Kate Cartwright 20 June 2007 PAPER #3: CLASSYASS I will be doing this paper on the play “Classyass” by Caleen Sinnette Jennings. A main theme that is presented throughout the entirety of the play is prejudice, and in the end has a profound impact on the outcome of the story. I think what the play has to say about prejudice is that it’s never good to be that, and that you should never “judge a book by its cover”, so to speak. There are many lines in the play that can justify prejudice throughout it. For example, there’s a part where Amadeus says to BigB, “Look, I’m just a nerd playing dead white men’s music. Why do you even listen to my show?” By saying this, Ama is assuming that because BigB is black, and not dressed up to par, that she didn’t know anything about classical music. Whether or not Amadeus was justified in saying that can probably be debated. Another quote I find applicable is when BigB says to Amadeus, “…probably be debated....
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course BUSA 101 taught by Professor Guidetti during the Spring '07 term at Northampton Community College.
- Spring '07