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The songpoem is entitled Societys Child because the songpoem is about a girl who cannot have a black boyfriend The girl is expected to have a white boyfriend it is what society expects and no I am not a societys child Being a societys child means giving up the right to be independent Parents can influence this expectation of a child The unknown citizen is an example to what a societys child is except he is much older He did everything expected by society therefore giving up his freedom and independence He was most probably unhappy but looked for the convenience in others even though it was inconvenient for him Making everyone else happy is not the way to go because he would have had a life of unhappiness and depression although he wouldnt have shown it He never expressed his thoughts unless it made others happy He never complained and choosing others benefit or convenience at the expense of their own happiness In Dawes poem Hopeless Bloody Hopeless he expresses his feelings about how society has become this image that one has to do its bidding to fit in Even though the person may not want to he or she has to because they want to fit in or has been raised as a societys child In line 6 she called you boy instead of your name The mother of the white girl is discriminating against the black boy because she must think he doesnt deserve any respect from her because he is black He deserved respect or at least to be called his name even if he was black or white But the mother didnt even give him any respect at all In line 9 it reads but honey hes not our kind The mother is critizising the girls choice of boyfriends Just because he is black and she is white the mother finds it wrong Her mother might
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