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    to have more sympathy; this theme is expressed in the Richmond Planet and Wisconsin Weekly Advocate, excerpts from the letters from African American soldiers in the Philippines (1899-1900). In this reading Filipinos were asked if they felt differently about the colored American soldiers than they did about the white soldiers. There were different responses yet all seemed to convey the same answer; the colored soldiers treated the Natives better than the white soldiers in almost every personal encounter

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    more simpleton colored boy. In Sergeant Waters’s

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    Conflict is a theme that is found in nearly every story and work. Different pieces and genres come with all different types of conflict. This particular theme is often what sets up a story and is what makes it interesting. The ways that characters interact with and resolve conflicts are what make them unique. Within Harlem Renaissance works, the conflicts present often replicate what African American people were going through in America during this time period. Specifically, in the Harlem Renaissance-era

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    Throughout the assigned texts we have been reading there have been many underlying themes that all contribute to one major theme, racism in early Cuba. Early white Cuban’s and Cuban politicians denied racism in the country as a whole, calling Cuba a nation of Racial Democracy, but the entire social, economical, and political classes were setup with a type of “caste” system based off of racial profiling. Cuba’s desire for being considered elite among nations during the time period led to Cuba losing

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    Civil Rights movement lead to unity and freedom. Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address’ addresses the theme of freedom by having a nation where independence reigns by abolishing slavery. Conversely, in King’s I Have a Dream Speech, the theme of freedom is addressed by ending segregation and discrimination in America. Lincoln’s theme of unity is ending the war to unify the nation to improve it. Similarly, King’s theme of unity is ending the division of races in the nation and working together towards a better

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    In “The Colored Soldiers”, the landscape favored “up the hills you fought and faltered/in the vales you strove and bled” (13-14). The vast amount of blood shed covered the area utilized during the war and not any area seemed safe from blood. He even went as far to say, “for the life blood of their thousands/did the southern fields bedew” (“The Colored Soldiers” 51-52). Whether white or black a life still entailed a life when silenced

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    fathom; as a result, authors use literary devices, such as theme, motif, symbolism, etc., to improve the reader’s inclusion and progression in the novel. By using prejudice as a theme of literature, specifically in the novels The Help, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Fallen Angels, literary artists can enhance the reader’s experience and the develop the storyline. First of all, in the novel the Help, the author, Kathryn Stockett, uses the theme of prejudice and race to develop the plot. This historical

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    1. Gold Paved Road- The gold paved road in our container is a symbol for the theme immigration. The gold paved road is symbolic of the immigrant’s beliefs of a better and more luxurious country that they would be able to make a life in compared to their home countries, much like the luxurious nature of a gold paved road. Immigration relates to the theme of industrialization because of the horrible factory conditions that were endured for low pay because of an immigrant’s need for money in America

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    Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in June 14, 1811 in Lichfield, CT and was the sixth of her family’s eleven children. Beecher’s parents taught their children that their primary life goal was to make their mark. All seven sons became ministers, Isabella (the youngest) founded the National Women’s Suffrage Association, and Harriet revealed the horrifying truths and dissolved the social injustice of slavery. During her 85 years Beecher published thirty novels, but her bestselling book Uncle Tom’s Cabin

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    progressively shows the brutality of war through the eyes of soldiers claiming their innocence, and also the effects of war on the people in the home front . In this essay I will be discussing the effect of war on both the combatants and non combatants in this novel. Remarque cleverly illustrates what men at the front go through in war, he describe how quickly soldiers realise the reality of war. “We march up, moody or good-tempered soldiers – we reach the zone where the front begins and become

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