Toni Cade Bambara the Lesson Term Paper

  • Length: 1 pages
  • Subject: Sports - Women
  • Type: Term Paper
  • Paper: #49604995
  • Related Topics: Symbolism, Literary

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Toni Cade Bambara, The Lesson

Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson was a story told through the thoughts and wisdom of Sylvia, a young girl who lives in a lower class city. Throughout the story, Bambara used a combination of symbolism and reality techniques. While a young girl tells the story, he demonstrates how smart Sylvia is in the world she lives in - having to tell strong languages she has come to learn from her environment, and yet being able to show depth of wisdom about the societal conditions people faces (specifically, when Sylvia was brought to a shop of expensive toys).

The Lesson is a literary piece perhaps intended to build good comprehension and perception to the readers. Through the character of Sylvia, Bambara was able to achieve this. Sylvia was characterized as a girl who may be young and living in a quite unpleasant setting, but has the awareness about the truth of how a life is…

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