Поиск

Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
везде
только в названии
только в тексте
Выводить:
описание
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
1. Does Conrad really “otherize,” or impose racist ideology upon, the Africans in Heart of Darkness, or does Achebe merely see Conrad from the point o...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
There are certain aspects of Lady Macbeth s character that suggests she is good and therefore her downfall increases my sympathy for her by the end of...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
“There probably could not have been a civil rights movement without the contributions he made.” (qtd. in USA Today) That was a statement made by Andre...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Children and adults with OCD have similar obsessions and compulsions....полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

The Lesson Essay, Research Paper

At the age that I perceived the children of this story to be, 10-15 years old, it is difficult to get them to enjoy learning. Subconsciously, Miss Moore was able to make a difference and educate the children. I will explain why I think so and how this proves the story ends optimistically. I will also discuss how Sylvia s wrong view on the situation illustrates how optimistic the ending really was.

The narrator, although consciously reluctant to learn, proves a few times that she has been picking up information from Miss Moore s visits. So here go Miss Moore gabbing about the thousands of bacteria in a drop of water. How would Sylvia ever know that if she hadn t been soaking in information, even occasionally. She goes on to explain that there are a million and one living things in the air around us. Sylvia may talk like she is a hot shot but she is usually stuck on every word Miss Moore says almost finishing her lecture and dismissing it as immaterial. These examples show that at least the efforts of Miss Moore are not in vain.

Other children have also picked up some knowledge; when asked to give a ten percent tip to the driver one of the children shouted out a good answer with confidence. This is probably a game they always play when riding in cabs or giving tips anywhere for that matter. Another example is when Sugar amazes us going against the image given to us from Sylvia as the bad ass side kick of destruction and provides an educated response to a comment Miss Moore had made. At this point in the story Sylvia steps on Sugars foot in an attempt to contain her form speaking out and possibly entice further lecturing. It would seem that the restraint shown by Sylvia is a sign of a non-optimistic ending but on the contrary it only shows that Sugars disregard for her friends feelings means that some children actually are learning and maybe enjoying it along the way.

In the last few lines Sylvia makes it obvious that indeed this is an optimistic ending. She could have gone off to play but instead she decided that she would go somewhere to think this day through. When a teacher encourages a student to go off and think it through they have not only done their deed they have created optimism.

You can see that the children where indeed learning and regardless of her big mouth Sylvia was learning as well. Sugars disregard for Sylvia s feelings show that she was interested and eager to learn; also an optimistic outcome. When you ask whether or not a situation is optimistic you must also ask for whom? For Sylvia, although her future may be brighter because of the education she is receiving she may not feel optimistic at all but as for Miss Moore she feels very optimistic because some of her students are eager to learn. Other viewpoints, such as Sugars, reveal an optimistic ending as well. All-in-all one can assume that the ending of the story was an optimistic one.


Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. The Wave Essay Research Paper Nazism The

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    The Wave Essay, Research Paper Nazism The wave is about a history teacher ... Ben Ross’s class joined the wave at first and was in it ... to serious. Her article in the paper was published and everyone saw ... they had to be taught a lesson. Ben Ross discovered that his ...
  2. The Cia Essay Research Paper CIA The

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    The Cia Essay, Research Paper CIA: The Black Sheep of the US Government Thinking in the philosophical terms ... …It became apparent at the outset of the study that the style, context and ... Gracio, a member of Charles “Lucky” Luciano crime family in New York ...
  3. Piano Lesson Essay Research Paper In the

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... Lesson Essay, Research Paper In the mid-1860s, a French physician who had been working among the ... incorporated Libeault’s techniques into the regimen employed at the medical hospital, and refined ... others had hinted at this position, Bernheim was the first to ...
  4. Vietnam Memorial Essay Research Paper At the

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Vietnam Memorial Essay, Research Paper At the age of twenty one, a female undergraduate at Yale University named ... no distinction made between the two groups on the monument. The structure is a v-shaped ... , and there is no moral lesson that can be taken away ...
  5. Analysis Of The Lesson Essay Research Paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Analysis Of The Lesson Essay, Research Paper Analysis of The Lesson The Lesson, by Toni Cade Bambara, is a ... ask for the clown she saw at the store. At the end of the day Sylvia ... she initiates a mental change at the end of the story. Miss Moore s character ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0026180744171143