Day: November 7, 2019

Analyzing Carlotta Walls LaNier , A Mighty Long Way (2009)

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 Read Carlotta Walls LaNier , A Mighty Long Way (2009). The federal decision to integrate institutions of public education was based on the idea of equality-Providing equal education to all american citizens regardless of race.Based on the book,explain why the federal decision did not provide equal education. If integrated schools were not providing equal education to black americans, then why integrate at all ?

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Analyzing Manlio Argueta, One Day of Life

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​ Read Manlio Argueta, One Day of Life (El Salvador, 1970s). This is a gripping and painful book with some brutal scenes. What do you learn about the life of a peasant‑‑both the general situation of a poor person who lives off the land, and the specific situation of state terror which peasants experienced in El Salvador during this period?

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Analyzing José María Arguedas, Deep Rivers

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​ Read José María Arguedas, Deep Rivers (Perú, c. 1930). This is a complex novel made more difficult by the use of words from the Quechua language (though with a glossary) and the fact that many of the main character’s friends are sometimes referred to by their names, sometimes by their nicknames. But it has several interesting sociological dimensions. (Pick one of these rather than trying to cover them all in a single paper.)

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