Susan smiths case is peculiar because she herself is

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Unformatted text preview: the same newspaper the subjects of the article are referred to by only their last name. Its as if the suffix was included as a constant reminder that this woman was a single mother. The AP article made sure the reader knew that Ms. Smith confessed, cried, and prayed. The newspaper article was not the only piece with an agenda though. Cornelius Eady’s Brutal Imagination also written with a purpose. Susan Smith called the police after the disappearance of her children and car, reporting that a black man took them. The point of Eady’s collection of poems is to address the prejudice in Smith’s report. He is upset that this woman would do something this horrible, and instead of taking responsibility for her actions she points her finger at the African 4 Ame...
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