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Hanna Young Prof. Blumberg EN 102 48 Nobel Lecture 2/1/11 Toni Morrison, who is a writer that presented a Nobel Speech when receiving her prestigious award, did not just thank all of the contributors to her success. She told a story of an old woman who does not connect to the younger generation due to a barrier between languages. As stereotypical as it may be, the old woman is blind to what the younger people see because of her traditional old ways that was shown to her throughout her whole life; whereas the younger people were seen to be open more to the difference in society today. The younger people tried to trick this old woman even though the older woman was seen wise to them by asking her if the bird was alive or dead in their hand. This instance showed that how their can be a miss communication between people of different upbringings through learning. Morrison discusses in her speech how dialogues between different generations are hindered due to the type of language used by each human being. She describes through
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ASDASD asd taught by Professor Danseyar during the Spring '11 term at Quinnipiac.

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