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"The first Day" Almost everyone has a significant memory, whether pleasant or terrible, about their first day of school. In the short story “The First Day”, the author Edward P. Jones narrates a little girl’s first day at school, and explores the impact of a mother’s dream for her daughter. Fiction Edward P. Jones wrote this from the perspective of a female, and also wrote it in first person. I believe that he wanted to distance himself a little from this experience, especially since his own mother was illiterate. "My mother has uncharacteristically spent nearly an hour on my hair that morning. .." For her first day of school, she wore the new clothes and brought some school supplies that her mother prepared for her. The importance of the addition of the braiding of the little girl's hair shows such a great desire of the mother to have her daughter set off on the right foot for her first day of school. "One monkey doesn't stop no show."
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course ENGLISH 10026 taught by Professor Schiller during the Spring '11 term at CUNY City.

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