The Lesson Essay | Essay

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The Lesson

Summary: Explores major themes in the short story, The Lesson. Provides a brief plot summary. Describes the main character, Sylvia, and details how she provided the story with its climactic ending.
The title of the story was provocative because I was interested to find out what lesson the writer would try to convey. After reading the first paragraph I was sure that the message would have to be a learning experience or rather one dealing with the impartialities of the upper and lower class. There were different elements in the plot that also made the story very intriguing. A major one was that narrator of the story was a young ghetto African-American girl. Sylvia's out take on life and her eagerness to be in control at such a young age shifted my attention more towards what she saw and experience rather than the situation her and her friends were facing. The story was set sometime before the 1970's. And the neighborhood kids were taken on a trip by a lady who seemed to pride herself on knowledge and pride...

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