The Cause Of Death In Nine Stories By J. D. Salinger

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If people had the authority to know the cause of their death, would they be willing to change their way of life or let death happen? Well, in the book “Nine Stories” by J.D. Salinger, a specific story named "Teddy" stuck out to me. In the story, a ten-year-old boy could tell other people when and how they would die. I believe the author wrote this story to set an example to cherish life. This story made me question if he was ready for his life to be over or if he was ready to experience the afterlife. In the poem "I, too" by Langston Hughes, Hughes is basically relating slavery to real life. He explains the segregation and desegregation he experienced before and after Jim Crow Laws Were passed. Lastly, another poem by Hughes called “The Negro
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