Use Of Geography Biased Education Through Multiple Fictional Hwoc Readings
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From the start of life, every child is taught that education is the key to success. We are told to stay in school, get good grades, work hard, go to college, and graduate, and then we will get a job. We are taught that every child has an equal chance for success with this method. But what if where a child lives could affect their ability to follow this "pathway to success?" Through the fiction and nonfiction readings this year in Honors Written And Oral Communication Class, it is evident that this very well might be the case. After more thoroughly researching this topic, we can even see examples in our local area of children or teens being held back educationally by their geography. In nonfiction and fiction, locally and around the…show more content… Therefore, she was able to write beautiful poetry by the age of 14. Huck stated that Emmeline was able to, "write poetry out of her own head. It was very good poetry. (160)" In addition, Huck states, "If Emmeline Grangerford could write poetry like that before she was 14. (161).” This shows that Emmeline was given a quality education from the start of her life, and as she went on in school, she would have only became more educated and an even better writer then she was at this young age if she hadn’t died. Lastly, in A Raisin In The Sun, written by Lorraine Hansberry, Beneatha brings up her education multiple times, but she also talks about Asagai 's education. Beneatha refers to Asagai as an "intellectual", a person possessing a highly developed intellect or intelligence. Asagai was studying in Canada, which suggests that he couldn 't get a quality education in Nigeria, so he traveled to Canada in high hopes of learning more. This suggests that people who live in an area, or country, that may be unable to provide the education needed for a certain profession, are willing to move to get what they need.
The inequality of education based on geography is not a topic exclusive to fiction. R. Wolf Baldassorro, a well known social critic, wrote an article titled "Banned Books Awareness: To Kill A Mockingbird," evidence can be seen of this inequity through