Jonathan Kozol | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Norman Solomon

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Jonathan Kozol.
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Critical Essay by Norman Solomon

The Night Is Dark and I Am Far from Home challenges current fashions of equivocal dissent and reform-minded "innovations." Those forces controlling public schools, Kozol points out, are the same ones perpetuating inequity and suffering elsewhere; pedagogic styles and shapes may change, but the basic parameters and purposes remain the same: desensitization, selective information, predetermined "options," indoctrination….

Kozol poses tough questions, demanding answers which are both difficult and crucial. The Night Is Dark and I Am Far from Home is beyond all else a profound moral statement. The pain and torment of poor people are ever-present, and Kozol's words seek to remind us, cause us to feel that pain, that torment, and the necessity for sustained ethical revolt….

Kozol relentlessly vivisects and denounces the rationalizations of those whose complacent stances ensure lucrative acceptance. He...

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