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The lessons we learn in life are not always enjoyable however most are necessary In the story The Lesson by Cadi Bambara a group of children discover the reality of the economic injustices set upon them and their society Through the authors use of characterization dialogue and imagery the reader understands the humility and economic reality the main characters discover for themselves While the common individuals shares the pursuit of happiness along the way one may discover economic injustices and need to revolt so as to claim higher personal valuesThrough the authors use of characterization the reader discovers that Miss Moores character is the stimuli for the childrens growing feelings of injustice In the first paragraph Miss Moore who always looked like she was going to church though she never did 239 Miss Moores appearance to the reader obviously represents the appearance of an educated and successful individual This characterization of Miss Moore makes the reader feel as though there is a reward for rising above the injustices that society sets upon us To the children Miss Moores appearance was confusing and alienating because it always causes the childrens parents to spruce the children up for Miss Moores trips into the city The author wrote this passage so the children could come to understand the necessity for an education and how society looks out upon those individuals who have risen above injustices to succeedThrough the authors use of dialogue we the readers fall victim to the childrens sad understanding of their economic position in society In the seventh paragraph Whod pay all that when you can buy a sailboat set for a quarter at Pops a tube of glue for a dime and a ball of string for eight cents It must have a motor and a whole lot else 241 The author wrote this passage so the reader could discover the childrens curiosity about who would and who could actually pay for the expensive
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