Bronx Masquerade - Sheila, p. 133 to Tyrone, p. 145 Summary & Analysis

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Sheila, p. 133 to Tyrone, p. 145 Summary

In "Sheila," Sheila imitates a black girl's walk. Wesley asks her why she is walking like that. Sheila says she just wants to fit in. She infers that Wesley does not understand because he is black. He says everyone is different inside and they all try to fit in. He says when Sheila goes to college and gets a job, everyone will be white, and ask if she will change herself again. This hits home for Sheila. Wesley says Sheila just needs to read her poetry to fit in. Sheila's poem "Private Puzzle" discusses how God must love puzzles. No two puzzle pieces are alike. She seeks the right slot to fit herself into. The podium is her slot and the poets make a single poem.

In "Tyrone," Tyrone comments that Sheila, Leslie and he...

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