Sandra Cisneros, Fredrick Douglass, And Malcolm X

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I hate the fact of knowing that the only way for someone to mentally escape can bring evilness into their eyes. Why is it that that happens? Why is our only escape the way that can bruise us the most? Don’t you hate when you hold a passion for something and everyone around you disapproves of the fact. It’s like you’re holding onto the last string but in reality nobody is at the other end, you’re all alone. You are fighting for yourself. You are pushing yourself, 7.5 billion people in the world but you are still all alone. On a good note for some people their escape captivates them and brings them peace. Little do you know those escapes are really reading, to one it brought bruises and to the other it brought peace. That one thing that person…show more content…
Little do you know the two men, Fredrick Douglass and Malcolm X, died climbing that mountain, they died breaking those chains, the died striving for the maximum. Nobody believed these three people; Sandra Cisneros, Fredrick Douglass, and Malcolm X; had the gift in the beautiful words they wrote. The words that influenced others to strive for the maximum that they were never able to even see. Their words allowed others to break free from the chains, it allowed them to climb to the top of the mountain that nobody believed they could reach. We are always given the negative, why are we always fed the negative? We crave the attention, we crave the fact of knowing someone being there to guide and help us. “In a sense, everything I have written has been for him, to win his approval even though I know my father can't read English words,...”. This was a quote from Sandra Cisneros piece, Only Daughter, she craved the attention and approval of her father, that was never given. “From this time I was narrowly watched. If I was in a separate room any considerable length of time, I was sure to be suspected of having a book, and was at once called to give an account of myself. All this, however, was too late. The first step had been taken. Mistress, in teaching me the alphabet, had given me the inch, and no precaution could prevent me from taking the ell.” As said by Frederick Douglass, all he
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