Debra Dickerson

Page 1 of 2 - About 19 essays
  • "Who Shot Johnny?": A Portrait of Youth Violence Essay

    841 Words  | 4 Pages

    In Debra Dickerson's essay "Who Shot Johnny?" she makes it a point to declare that who ever shot her nephew Johnny isn't someone that she has never encountered before. This person is not unlike many of the other negative people in this world, in fact this person can be effectively categorized as a negative trait in itself. Debra Dickerson says: "When the call came, my first thought was the same on I'd had when I'd heard

  • Who Shot Johnny, by Debra Dickerson Essay

    543 Words  | 3 Pages

    In “Who Shot Johnny” by Debra Dickerson, Dickerson recounts the shooting of her 17 year old nephew, Johnny. She traces the outline of her life, while establishing a creditable perception upon herself. In first person point of view, Dickerson describes the events that took place after the shooting, and how those events connected to her way of living. In the essay, she uses the shooting of her nephew to omit the relationship between the African American society, and the stereotypic African American

  • Analysis Of The Great White Way By Debra J. Dickerson

    1153 Words  | 5 Pages

    The article “The Great White Way” by Debra J. Dickerson attempts to show her readers that “Race is an arbitrary system for establishing hierarchy and privilege” (68) in America. In her article, Dickerson questions how “whiteness” leads America in our culture and society and how all the other races are defined in America. She also explains how history has divided whites from non-whites in America. The intended audience that Dickerson’s essay gravitated towards are political or liberal Americans. In

  • Importance Of Technology Essay

    921 Words  | 4 Pages

    Technology is an open door opportunity. Technology is changing all things in the past and has been making opportunities faster and safer. Technology has the possible way to help humans. Technology is useful to the parts each different person achieves throughout life. We use technology on a day-to-day source to achieve detailed responsibilities or interests. It rises human skills. Technology shortens lifetime in so numerous ways and everybody explains technology in their specific way. I say technology

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night Essay

    809 Words  | 4 Pages

    Long Day’s Journey into Night Long Day’s Journey into Night, written by Eugene O’neill, is a play about a tragic, gloomy day in the lives of the Tyrones’. With O’neill’s use of elements such as diction, syntax, selection of details and method of organization, he is able to create such an accurate play, depicting a situation similar to his own, filled with gloominess and alcohol. As for the narrator of the play, there really isn’t one, but it is shown that Edmund Tyrone in the play reflects O’neill

  • The On 11-13-2016 At Approximately

    898 Words  | 4 Pages

    On 11-13-2016 at approximately 02:40 hours I was traveling south bound in the 1200 block of North US 81 Highway Sumner County, Kansas when Observed a blue Chevy truck with Kansas Tag 211EYY failing to maintain a single lane of travel. I continued to follow the vehicle and observed it cross over the fog line several times. As I was behind the vehicle I saw no obstructions in the roadway and the wind was calm. We continued South bound and followed the curve back west bound when again the vehicle crossed

  • Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

    1141 Words  | 5 Pages

    Snaking its way through the dense underbrush, the long procession of horsemen ducked and weaved through drooping limbs and protruding branches. Dathon grew increasingly frustrated as the infernal woods went on and on, stretching east for miles in clumps so dense he lost sight of almost everyone around him. But much to his amazement and relief the woods now thinned out, replaced by dry brush covered hillocks that heralded the beginning the Jagged Lands, a series of knife-like limestone ridges that

  • Essay about Eating Disorders - Body Image in the Media

    2128 Words  | 9 Pages

    that are in magazines, and the pop stars that create hip and modern music videos, one could be under the impression that to be beautiful you must thin. Actresses such as Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Michelle Gheller, Clarista Flockheart, Courtney Cox and Debra Messing all have staring roles in their own television shows and are all extremely thin. The audiences of these shows being mostly women and adolescent girls, what kind of message about body image are they sending out?   The stars of Hollywood

  • Biography of Debra Jean Beasley

    794 Words  | 4 Pages

    Debra Lafave Debra Lafave, who also is known as Debra Jean Beasley, was former school teacher at Angelo L Greco Middle School, which is located in Temple Terrace, Florida. She made headline news when she crossed the line of teacher to sex offender after it came to light that she was having a sexual relationship with one of her students who was fourteen-years-old. At the time this occurred, Debra was twenty-four and married. She was charged with lewd or lascivious battery on a minor. Now why would

  • Time, Memory, And Transformation Throughout The Novel ' Jane Studdock '

    1027 Words  | 5 Pages

    Jane Studdock has presented the overall theme of time, memory, and transformation throughout the novel. The timing of her dreams and visions constantly showcase events that seem to always take place in the past or near future. It presents to us that the past, and even future, is always out of reach and how “...time is more important than we thought.” (279). Timing can prevent and or shape different outcomes if computed just right. Yet, Jane displays an absence of the regulation of time for she cannot