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Summary Of The Book 'Little Black Sambo'

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1. In many cultures the Phoenix is a symbol for rebirth or renewal after death. In most stories, the bird purposefully engulfs itself in flames and is reborn from its ashes.

2. The first reference to the Phoenix is Captain Beatty. He shows up in a Phoenix car at Montag’s house hoping to get him to believe in burning books again. The author portrays him as the phoenix to show that he was trying to give Montag a chance to change or “be reborn”. Later in the novel, Granger says that they are like the Phoenix, crumbling to ashes, but having the chance to renew themselves. The author is showing that now that the city is destroyed, they can rebuild their lives but this time they can learn from their mistakes, just like we should learn from our mistakes in real life.
1. Little Black Sambo is a book written in 1899 by Helen Bannerman. It was a story of a South Indian boy who had to give his clothes to 4 tigers who ended up melting into butter at the end of the story. The book became very popular and eventually got pirated. The pirated copies received lots of hate due to their racist illustrations and the way they stereotyped African Americans as uneducated. Eventually all forms of the book were taken off of shelves due to all the controversy. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is an anti-slavery novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It touched on how America wasn’t giving everyone equality and freedom, which are basic human rights. Both books show how slavery and differed opinions had a large
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