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Some children would mislead the parents toward that assumption if they continue with their negativity In the two stories Sonnys Blues and Every day Use the parents and caregivers assume that their children will fail in life but they are mistaken Parents and caregivers can misjudge their children Parents can assume that there children would automatically do negative things because of their past Everyday Use was about a Mama and her two daughters Dee and Maggie the Mama assume that Maggie is dumb because of her shyness and education The three characters have different personality traits especially Maggie Dee was the daughter that left home to go to the city to pursue her education in college and to get a better life Maggie just did not seem to have any ambitions to succeed in life Maggies education was not so great Maggie would try to read to her mama but she stumbles along good naturedly but she cant see wellWalker90 Mama would comment She knows she is not that brightWalker90 Mama already assumes that Maggie is not a smart child because of her reading skills Like good looks and money quickness passed her Walker90 Mama replies meaning that Maggie is dumb and slow and that it takes her awhile to catch things Mama predicts that Maggie does not know anything just because she is not fast and educated Maggie was going to get married soon with a man that mama does not really think he was attractive because mama describes him as a mossy teeth in an earnest face Mama does not seem to have any hope for Maggie she sees her as a failure in life Mama assumes that Dee the educated daughter would understand more about her heritage and be successful in life Mama would comment about her daughters appearance Dee is lighter than Maggie with nicer hair and fuller figure Walker89 Maggie was just the black sheep of the family and she
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