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Categorizing Tkam Essay

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  • on February 19, 2014
  • Category: History
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"'It's not necessary to tell all you know. It's not ladylike -in the second place, folks don't like to have someone around knowin' more than they do. It aggravates 'em. You're not gonna change any of them by talkin' right, they've got to want to learn themselves, and when they don't want to learn there's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or talk their language" (126). |
#gender   #class

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|"'That's because you can't hold something in your mind but a little |#growingup                             |
|while,' said Jem. 'It's different with grown folks, we-'             |                                       |
|His maddening superiority was unbearable these days. He did not want|                                       |
|to do anything but read and go off by himself" (138).               |                                       |
|"nigger-lover is just one of those terms that that don't mean       |#race #growingup                       |
|anything-- like snot-nose. It's hard to explain--ignorant, trashy   |                                       |
|people use it when they think somebody's favoring Negroes over and   |                                       |
|above themselves. It's slipped into usage with some people like     |                                       |
|ourselves, when they want a common, ugly term to label somebody"     |                                       |
|(144).                                                               |                                       |
|"I certainly am. I do my best to love everybody... I'm hard put     |#class #lovely                         |
|sometimes--baby, it's never an insult to be called what somebody     |                                       |
|thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it |                                       |
|doesn't hurt you" (144,145).                                         |                                       |
|"First of...

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