Compare And Contrast Theme For English B And Ballad Of Birmingham

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“Theme for English B” is a free style writing, while “Ballad of Birmingham” is a poem, so it contains more rhythm. Though both of them are about civil rights. In “Theme for English B” the writer says “You are white- yet a part of me, as I am a part of you. That's American”. He is a colored person but when he say this in his paper to his teachers it shows that no matter what color they are that they are still Americans and part of the same country. And in “Ballad of Birmingham” shows how dangerous and hard it is to gain civil rights. The mother in the writing sends her daughter to church instead of a rally, “No, baby, no, you may not go, for I fear those guns will fire. But you may go to church instead, and sing in the children’s choir.”,
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