A Senators Pain - A Senator's Pain Tommie Porter English...

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A Senator's Pain Tommie Porter English Com. 2 Sec. 19 Dr. Chichester 12/11/95 Paper 4 - Final Draft Most Californians know exactly what they were doing when the historical were read that acquitted the four LAPD officers, and sparked the civil unrest in Los Angeles. Anna Deavere Smith does an excellent job representing Los Angeles citizens in her theatrical piece entitled Twilight: Los Angeles 1992. Smith writes, "Every person I include in the book, and who I perform, has a presence that is much more important than the information they give" (Smith: xxiv). In this statement Smith tells the reader that the facts each character gives is not as important as his her presence, because anyone can give facts about an event. Smith wants the reader to pay close attention to the feelings expressed by each individual she interviewed, because feelings tell more about a person and an event than the facts. In Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 the monologue by Bill Bradley entitled "Application of the Law" contributes more to Smith's piece than does the monologue by Elaine Brown entitled "Ask Saddam Hussein," because when a Senator notices the reality of racism it seems authentic. Although
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