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Kerynne Tejada Eng 134-24 28 October 2010 Assignment #9 Pt. 2 1. Morrison thesis is not explicitly stated in her essay. She discusses whether it is good for black people to have a positive or negative attitude towards society, specifically the white people. Morrison does this by comparing her grandparents’ and parents’ opposing views of whites and how they have benefited all parties affected by them. This can be seen in paragraphs one to three and five to six. 5. Unreconstructed : not reconciled or converted to the current political theory or movement Rancor : bitterness or resentfulness, esp. when long-standing Sharecropper : a tenant farmer who gives a part of each crop as rent Lobotomized : reduce the mental or emotional capacity or ability to function of Virility : strength and energy Irrevocable : not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered
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Unformatted text preview: Hinder : create difficulties for (someone or something), resulting in delay or obstruction Arrears : money that is owed and should have been paid earlier Fastidious : very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail Succor : assistance and support in times of hardship and distress Vertigo : a sensation of whirling and loss of balance, associated particularly with looking down from a great height, or caused by disease affecting the inner ear or the vestibular nerve Deployment : move (troops) into position for military action 1. Comparison of grandchildren in paragraph 3 portray opposing grandparents views through their results Comparison of events in history similarities of two (history has repeated itself because of the hands of the whites)...
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