Monday, November 17, 2008

Langston Hughes’s short story “Thank You, Ma’m” demonstrates how strangers can show acts of compassion and forgiveness to others regardless of the circumstances.
In Mary Oliver’s poem “Mindful” the speaker sees beauty in nature and in the everyday-ordinary things that surround her.
Lisa Parker’s poem “Snapping Beans” shows how the relationship between a girl and her grandmother has changed after the young girl goes to off to college in the North.

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