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    A Dish from My Culture

    I come from a Fulani tribe in West Africa, which is a herding and nomadic culture so my ancestors consumed a lot of cow's milk. In school, I learned that one day, my ancestors decided to look for a...

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    • Dear Fatoumata,
      I found your post “A Dish from My Culture” interesting because I enjoyed hearing about how passionate you are about your culture. I think it is important to learn about other people’s cultures because it is a huge part of one’s life. Everyone has different values and learning about their culture can expand your view to respect everyone and acknowledge the diversity around you.

      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “In the Bronx, last Eid, my mom and I decided to cook Latchiri Kossan to remember the smell of our country through this traditional dish.” I found this relatable as to when I help my mom cook. I like learning how to make new Mexican dishes because I get to learn more about my culture. I also feel that our dishes make us come closer together especially on holidays because the whole family gathers and works together to make the food.

      Thanks for writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I would like to continue to learn more about your culture.
      -Yamile

    • Dear Fatoumata,
      I am very intrigued about your post “A DIsh from My Culture” because hearing how much love you have for your culture is very genuine. I really like learning about new cultures and I felt like your culture seemed so nice the way you all show your love towards the people you care about by making them a dish that takes a long and difficult process. I agree with you that when you make a traditional dish it reminds you of home and makes you happy. When my family makes a traditional Mexican dish it reminds me of my ancestors and makes me happy to have the culture I have.
      Hope to hear more about your culture soon!!
      -Litzy

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    Recently, I read The Glass Managers, by Tennessee William. I appreciated the fact that I read the play. I was surprised by how the play ended. More specifically the last scene in the play because it shows me th

    Plot and Resolution

    Recently, I read The Glass Managers, by Tennessee William. I appreciated the fact that I read the play. I was surprised by how the play ended. More specifically the last scene in the play because it shows me that someone may be...

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    Tom is a dynamic character. His archetype changes over the course of the play. At the beginning of the play, he is archetypal of the coward. This can be seen on page , where the author writes: “ TOM: I’ m

    Character Archetypes changes

    Tom is a dynamic character. His archetype changes over the course of the play. At the beginning of the play, he is archetypal of the coward. This can be seen on page < 159>, where the author writes: “ TOM: I' m...

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    Amanda, the protagonist in “The Glass Menagerie”, has a few traits that influence his relationships with others. One, she is bossy. Two, she is ambitious. Three, she is demanding. These traits influence his rel

    Amanda's Character

    Amanda, the protagonist in “The Glass Menagerie”, has a few traits that influence his relationships with others. One, she is bossy. Two, she is ambitious. Three, she is demanding. These traits influence his relationships with others. “TOM: If you're going to make such a...

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    Amanda, the protagonist in “The Glass Menagerie”, has a few traits that influence his relationships with others. One, she is bossy. Two, she is ambitious. Three, she is demanding. These traits influence his rel

    Amanda's Character

    Amanda, the protagonist in “The Glass Menagerie”, has a few traits that influence his relationships with others. One, she is bossy. Two, she is ambitious. Three, she is demanding. These traits influence his relationships with others. “TOM: If you're going to make such a...

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    In our English class, we are reading the play and we decided to write about the characters. The main characters in the play are Tom, Amanda, and Laura. Which is Amanda is the Mother’s of Laura. The third and four

    The Characters In the Glass Menagerie

    In our English class, we are reading the play and we decided to write about the characters. The main characters in the play are Tom, Amanda, and Laura. Which is Amanda is the Mother’s of Laura. The third and fourth sections of...

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    “The Glass Menagerie” emphasizes the value of family, but Tom and Laura do not have a good relationship with their mother. The mother wants to force her each of her kids to be someone they do not want to be. The

    Question And Speculation

    "The Glass Menagerie" emphasizes the value of family, but Tom and Laura do not have a good relationship with their mother. The mother wants to force her each of her kids to be someone they do not want to be....

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    I am impressed by your Instagram video where you call this generation of youth badass because you are truly right. This new generation is very strong. They accept everyone no matter their race, culture, r

    Motivating Youth Activists To Advocate For Their Future

    I am impressed by your Instagram video where you call this generation of youth badass because you are truly right. This new generation is very strong. They accept everyone no matter their race, culture, religion or sexual orientation. One thing you said...

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    • Dear Fatoumata,
      I am picking an adjective grateful to demonstrate to you my opinion that I sense when I read your letter, “AOC Makes Me Giddy!”. Your letter was too perceive for me because it was a great conception of all the issues humans are facing in real life.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “This one of the issues we face every day”. I think this is sturdy because we always mistreated by the police in the street. We could not even problem themself because they have power than us. Another sentence that I like was: “ She wanted to honor her brother and all the people who were affected by this violence in her community.” This stood out for me because it is really important to give a big shout out for those who have been killed. To advocate for them because those people who were died her brother was in so, therefore, she has to continue to fight for them and claim justice. I like to do some reading online and the thing that interested me was a book called “The Necklace”. Have you read this book? if not go read on google and I thought you might be interested in it because of the counseling this book wants to teach us.Thank you for your courage. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you show in your next writing because I really like reading your written style and it helps me to open my mind about our society even though sometimes it is really tough for us to assume or bear everything. Yet I wonder if next time you can give us a deep conclusion? For more explanation, thank you, my dear Fatoumata.

    • Precious Fatoumata,
      I am so delighted by your letter to AOC “Motivating Youth Activists To Advocate For Their Future” because it really caught my attention and the way you talked about how the AOC motivates youth to fight for their rights. Most importantly when youth read this letter they will have the courage and believe that there is someone behind them and supporting them. One sentence that really stands out for me is when you said: “I think you used “badass” to describe how this generation is really not scared about accepting everyone and willing to talk about the world’s problems, compared to adults”. This makes me think that you are absolutely right and the generations now are willing to risk their lives to get what they are believing is right. The generation now is willing to talk about what’s holding people behind and try to fix it for everyone to move forward. This another sentence that I can relate to myself “I live in the Bronx, and every month my community faces gun violence in schools”. I live in the Bronx. There is gun violence every day on the news and it’s only kids who are in high school who are being killed. Their lives and dreams get destroyed just for nothing and injustice. I was watching videos on YouTube and I feel like you might be interested in watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCN55E-2qGo I thought you might be interested in watching this. Thank you for writing this letter. I look forward to reading what you will be doing next in “Youth Voices”.

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    Since I started remember society is not fair even though they make us believed it.I think is important to know what happen in our society how people are treated differently. The main idea of the three stories

    The Makeup of One Beautiful Composition

    Since I started remember society is not fair even though they make us believed it.I think is important to know what happen in our society how people are treated differently. The main idea of the three stories Everyday Use, The...

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    • Dear Fatoumata
      I am choosing an adjective to show my interest in your story. “The Makeup of One Beautiful Composition” because I like the way you use the theme to demonstrate the differences and similarities between the three and to explain what issues those writers try to convey to ther readers. One line that stands out for me is “are people of color who face a lot of struggles and their life is very miserable.” I think this line is captivating because it catches my attention how black people face a lot of problems in society. Also, their life is very unhappy and sorrowful. Another line that stands out for me is, “it’s helped a lot of teneger to know how they should be with girls and what they should do ” I think this line is compelling because it makes me think about youny people all over the world. Also, people have to respect each other without any disregard. Thanks for your Story I look forward to seeing what you make next. Since I would like to see the different types of stories in other situations that people don’t consider it. Then using some of the strategies elements that we can feel it more. And those can of things will bring me back to see other creations you made.

    • Dear FATOUMATA :
      I am angry about, your letter, “The Makeup of One Beautiful Composition,” because any child in this world has to go to school. School is made to educate kids, to prepare them for the future. And if today there is a child who doesn’t go the first person to ask why are his/her parents.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “In this Story also the main character is Spanish who did not have confidence in his self.” I think this is the real cause of the failure of some people. Sometimes people can have some ideas about making their life better. For example, opening their own business. This is caused by the people who live around him. These people don’t give him the courage to fight for themselves.
      Another sentence that I was: “she was burned and think she is less beautiful her sister.” This stood out for me because today the boy thinks that a good girl is the one that is beautiful. But no it is all false. They forget that they need to find those who have a good heart. Yeas she has to be beautiful but, they can not bring a demon in their house.
      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next.

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    Sisterhood is not always the cheerful moment. Having a lighter skin and education especially for girls in 1920’s in black community does not help. It will be confusing that you will not know where you bel

    Sisterhood

    Sisterhood is not always the cheerful moment. Having a lighter skin and education especially for girls in 1920’s in black community does not help. It will be confusing that you will not know where you belong, white or black. My sister Maggie...

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    • dear Fatoumata
      I am touching about your short story, “Sisterhood” because your story demonstrates there is relationship with sister even though her Maggie was closer than her with their mother. One line that stands out for me is, “The thing my Mama and Maggie did not understands we are a family and this will not change.” I think his line is powerful for me because your story makes me reflect on one point very important about family. The family is very key of someone’s life, you can not reject someone from your family. You have to appreciate the way he is. Also, when there is some trouble between you and your sister never forget she is your and you have to find a way to solve any problem. Another line that stands out for me is, “I would love to have the same relationship with her.” I think it is sensitive because Dee claims the attention from her mother. She wishes to have the relation with her mother that Maggie has with her. Thank you, your story has been helpful to me. I look forward to seeing what you make next. I would really like to come back again to read your story because I found it very trusting the way you express Dee’s emotion, what she desires from her mother.Also, Your writing is very right and clear.

    • Dear Fatoumata,
      I am satisfied about your short story “ Sisterhood” because, it explains a lot about Dee’s feelings and how she is an understanding person. She did not want to change her personality for her sister. I think it’s a good idea to not follow other people’s point of view of your personality. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “ She thought that I hate Maggie but she is wrong even though I like nice things or have knowledge that did not mean I’m a bad person or I hate my sister. The thing my Mama and Maggie did not understand we are a family and this will not change”. I think this is fantastic because in my opinion, I can let my sister to change my personality just to satisfy her. Another sentence that I inspired me was: “ But I have no idea how it will start. I guess I am supposed to behave or be the same as my sister. Obviously It will not going to happen because I will not change my personality. ” This stood out for me because Dee made a fair point by talking about her family and how they should themselves equally. Also she is not letting her family decide for her. I Delightfully agree with you because your story inspires me and I connected to me one of my weaknesses is that I cannot say “NO” to other which is affecting me and how people think about me. One reason I say this is that reading your story gives me faith and courage to not let others decide for me. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because I adore your motivation and intention to talk about and personality. I am really looking forward to read another story of yours

      • Thank you so much for your comment I’m glade you like it. In adition i’m so happy to inspire you and helped to connected with you.

    • Dear Fatoumata.
      I am choosing an adjective showing emotion of affectionate about your story. Your story, “Sisterhood” because I like the way that you explain how family sisters works despite all the things that will happen the family still be family. Also This story has one strong feeling that is you and I are one and forever. And does is one teaching I get in your story when I read then this so special and have a connection with reality.
      One line that stands out for me is,“Maggie is my sister and nothing will change that.” I think this line is compelling because it catching the reader’s attention to know more about the story . Since this sentence have a strong meaning to understand in one part of path road.
      Another line that stands out for me is, “The thing my Mama and Maggie did not understands we are a family and this will not change.” I think this line is interesting because it makes me think in which level family are important. Since I never think about family and the way the have an impact on me.
      Your Story helps me to understand a story that I once read on everyday use because in this story it was a problem of family that one think her mother doesn’t give her more love like her sister. And I find it was unfair, however when I read your story I realist I’m wrong because no women on this earth will say she doesn’t love her daughter specific on family case .
      Thanks for your Story I look forward to seeing what you make next time . Since I would like to see different type of story in others situation that people are not familiar with. Then using some of strategies elements that we can feel it. And those can of thing will bring me back to see others creations you made again.

    • Dear Fatoumata
      I am amazed by your short story “Sisterhood” because you mentioned two lines that really grab my attention
      One line that stands out for me is, “Usually mothers support their kids who are not favored that mean who don’t have confidence in themselves. She thought that I’m the one who takes all opportunities she should have, like education, and popularity.” I think that these lines is interesting because Maggie thinks that everything that Dee possess right now should be hers because she was unfortunately burned in the fire and so she expected more love and caring from both her mother and her sister. Instead Dee, was the one getting all the privilege which I think is the reason she isn’t so close with her sister anymore.
      The others lines that stands out for me is, “I guess I supposed to behave or be the same as my sister. Obviously It will not going to happen because I will not change my personality. I want to be loved how I am and for who I am.” I think these lines are reveals both sisters objectives which for Maggie was to get out of the house.
      Your short story “Sisterhood” helps me to understand the story “Everyday Use” that I once read.
      Thanks for your short story “Sisterhood”. From what you wrote, I can tell that you are an amazing writer so I am looking forward to seeing what you make next.

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