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Essay 2: What does it mean to be a person who has access to capital? A person who has access to capital is an individual who has advantages over other groups of people. Basically, they have access to specific opportunities that others are denied. In both Take the Lead and Under the Same Moon, Lahrette and Rosario, respectively, are individuals who lack accessibility as well as social power. As a result, the audience can understand why it would be a problem if a person did not have access to or even limited access to capital. In Take the Lead, most of the students are seen as having little or no advantages over other students in their school. They come from low class families who are visibly struggling with financial issues and as a result, do anything possible just to make ends meet. For example, in this film, Lahrette is put in a situation in which she has to take care of her three younger brothers in a one-bedroom apartment, while her mother uses the back room to engage in sexual activities so that she can put food on the table. Larhette’s mom has to resort to low extremes such as prostitution because she lacks an education,
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