The Strawberry Statement Essay

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Discusses his lack of authority to write a book, but decides to write one anyway.
Discusses that he is the one writing the book, however his thought are no different than the thoughts of the youth of another generation; what you think at nineteen is universal across all generations, youth as a movement has “always been happening.” (Intro)
He wants to do something about racism, poverty, and war.
He discusses who they are – kids who have “hopes and fears… ups and downs.” They’re people in NYC who are “unhappy because of the war, and because of poverty and the hopelessness of politics, but also because we sometimes get put down by girls or boys… or feel lonely and alone and lost.”
He discusses how the book was written – basically, at
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