What Is The Significance Of Sylvia's Language

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Sylvia’s language is important because it allows the reader to better understand the insurmountable economic and educational disadvantages she faces and, as a result, her anger toward her social status. “And we kinda hated her too” (paragraph 1). “I’m really hating this nappy-head bitch and her goddamn college degree” (paragraph 3). While stark, this language helps explain that while her anger is directed toward Miss Moore – probably because there is no other adult she can direct it to – it is manifested by her unfortunate reality. “And then she gets to the part about we all poor and live in the slums, which I don’t feature.” Sylvia is extremely bright and has no false illusions about her place. We would be unable to experience this rage
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