Going Home to Teach by Anthony C. Winkler gives you a different perspective of how a white man had to face adversities, discrimination, and frustration from his own culture. Winkler emphasis on how he wanted to make a change, by returning to Jamaica and teach (43). Winkler describes the difference between English and American ways of teaching. Going Home to Teach made a deep impression on me by giving me an overview of Jamaica from a perspective.
Winkler paints a hilarious outlook on how living in Jamaica and then migrating to America have different culture upbringing (39-110). The author’s style of writing shows how versatile his writing can be; buy switching back on forth between the native language and Standard English. His strength is his versatility to transform Jamaica culture and bring the culture alive by describing the rich environment he grows up in and where his origin lies. The switching back and forth between the stories of now and pass is a bit confusing. Even though each story correlate with each other Winkler should have least lessen his...
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- ... You know who your daddy is, doncha?” (Remember the Titans) Boone then sees that the players have divided themselves up on the buses by race an makes all defensive players gets on one bus and offensive players get on the other bus, then off to camp they go. “The school year truly begins not with classes, but on the first day of football camp” (Luty) On the first day of camp Bertier and Julius Campbell, played by Wood Harris, get into a fight that soon has every player physically fighting each other.... [tags: Remember the Titans, Herman Boone, Bill Yoast]
1285 words (3.7 pages)
- “Remember The Titans” by Boaz Yakin is a visual where both the African Americans and All Americans still live in a time where racism was stronger and more open then today. When the school board decides to integrate both schools the white community doesn’t take it to well and a Young African youth is slain which causes uproar in the city. The uniting of both schools goes on and we as audience can see the hostility shown towards both races. It’s not until the football team and leaders unite do we start seeing a change in the community.... [tags: Remember The Titans, Boaz Yakin, directors, ]
833 words (2.4 pages)
- Compare and Contrast Remember and A Birthday by Christina Rossetti Christina Rossetti was born in Victorian England and grew up in the pre-Raphaelite era. Coming from a well educated family she drew influence for her poems from her surroundings and experiences. In ‘A Birthday’, she looks at the celebration of finding new love. She is overjoyed because her love is reciprocated and wants to make a new beginning with this man spending the rest of her life with him raising a family. A Birthday is filled with joy, happiness and anticipation of what life will be like with her new love.... [tags: Remember A Birthday Christina Rossetti Essays]
1905 words (5.4 pages)
- Love in To His Coy Mistress and Remember On first outlook it would that To His Coy Mistress and Remember both share the topic of love. They seem to be of direct relevance to each other, whereas upon closer inspection, To His Coy Mistress does not attempt to express any emotion at all. Instead, THCM is ultimately physical and portrays a man’s desperation and lust, The persona of THCM has written this poem as a persuasion technique, with the addressee being his current girlfriend while the speaker from Remember appears to be leaving a message to her soul-mate.... [tags: Papers]
716 words (2 pages)
- Nicholas Sparks’ A Walk to Remember is a classic “coming-of-age” novel that is a simple enough read to allow high school students to relate to the storyline. When Landon Carter finally accepts his feelings for Jamie, who has helped him become a better person in more ways that either of them know of, he reaches the pinnacle of his transformation from a troubled and resentful teenager into a respectful and selfless young man. A text included on a required reading list for high school students should have a theme that allows them to relate to the characters, to figuratively put themselves in their shoes and feel as if they are part of the story.... [tags: school students, logic, moral values]
1108 words (3.2 pages)
- ... The definition also does not mean that any race has an exclusive ownership of any difference of a gene. Nonetheless, race is a cultural concept. The expressions “black” and “white” do not represent biological species. In Remember the Titans, Scott chastises Remy for dropping out of school, arguing that the white community needs more successful members and that he is betraying his race. After Knocko calls out a racial slur, Fudge, Malik, Dreads, and another black student start a gang fight with the white power skinheads, beating them.... [tags: Racism, Black people, Race, White people]
807 words (2.3 pages)
- The Character of Rosalind in William Shakespeare’s As You Like It The title of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy As You Like It, is indicative of the maladjusted perceptions of the characters in the play. Each character in one way or another holds true to off-base viewpoints regarding relationships concerned with love that stir up conflict and strife amongst the characters. This disharmony that plagues the play is only ultimately resolved through the initiative of the character Rosalind.... [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]
2730 words (7.8 pages)
- You Will Always Remember Your First Time. I wasn't real clear of what actually had just occurred, but I did know that I was in terrible pain. I laid beside the supercross track for at least 20 minutes answering the questions of very eager Emergency Medical personnel. “Leave me alone. I will be all right.” I said to the medical guy that was tugging at my chest protector. If there is one thing that I can not stand is twenty medical people trying to take all of your clothes off for a little cut or scrape.... [tags: essays research papers]
1535 words (4.4 pages)
- Everyone should remember that fateful day when terrorist threatened our country. The planes crashed straight into two of our most prized and memorable buildings in New York. People were terrified, shocked and devastated when the news spread. That moment will forever be engraved in our minds. So many lives were changed in a matter of minutes. September 11th, 2001, was the beginning of my mind opening journey to get home. It started out as a trip my Grammy and I made to Utah, to visit my cousin and her family.... [tags: personal narrative]
654 words (1.9 pages)
- I Remember I remember Rick's face as he turned away from the window and came back toward his seat that day; it had a look of horror I was to never forget. His face expressed seriousness, disbelief, and sadness. We were all terror-stricken after we knew the awful truth, but Rick had seen it. He knew before all of us. Even before his eyes began to have problems, he was visibly affected by the bomb. I remember that day as if it were yesterday. It all started with more subtle things such as the small bomb at the World Trade Center, but then bigger disasters began to occur.... [tags: Personal Narrative Nuclear Bombing Violence Essay]
1740 words (5 pages)