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A Walk Around The Heights

Feel the bass of the beatCars rolling up the street Spanish music is all around you. Every block is so full of life and music Is the biggest thing over here.This is Washington Heights. Walk to the deli, listen to MerengueLook at the graffiti, check out the restaurants Take a trip to Highbridge pool, relax at the parks. Enjoy the […]

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is this in the past?

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is the music loud?

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Jazz is really big in this town.

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I like the wording and it shows this takes place in the past.

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The Blues was a very popular form of jazz music.

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“The verve and the jive makes you feel so alive.” I really like that sentence because that's how I feel listening to music.

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Who are they talking about?

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Agreed. I've been wondering this the entire time.

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Since Fonny is locked up Tish has no one to help her. She also needs money so she has to work.

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wait. why'd he get arrested? when he said “oh, baby, get me out of here.” I wondered what is he in there for?

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are they in jail?

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It seems they tried to frame him as a car theif. I think this because it says “I guess they just happened to need a car thief that day.”

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I agree. Fonny's been through so much and he's finally getting the help he needs.

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i agree.they always say that Fonny is going to go through something bad.

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This shows that fonny really loves and cares for Tish.

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what did he do to make the police come after him.

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I disagree. The whole point of the truth is to decide the winner. I find it stupid that the truth of the matter isn't enough to decide.

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I think he was trying to disrespect Fonny by calling him by the wrong name.

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I think that joseph will PROBABLY accept her decision but also he might not because parents don't want to see their daughter pregnant.

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What was it about his tone that gave her that reaction?

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Fonny is such a good respectful person to drop her off and get her home safely.

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They are a very loving and intimate couple.

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Fonny's family is toxic and don't care about their son's path in life.

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Ms.hunt is just not fond of Tish and doesn't like that shes with Fonny and that they have a kid now.

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agreed

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Tish is really upset

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she assumed she doesnt drink because of her religious beliefs.

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Ageed.He is really upset his son is in jail and can't wait for him to be freed.

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Ms Hunt is a religous christian.

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she is relived that now she can go out at night and explore the village without any worries of being alone.

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the baby is confirmed to be a boy

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I agree. He is confusing me too. is he excited or angry?

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agreed. F.onny's parents will probably be furious.

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If it's not Fonny's fault. Then's whose fault was it.

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What could possibly make him that shocked?

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she saved it so that it would age and taste better so she can drink it on a special day.

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I think this line means that true love is really hard to find.

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Do the lawyers have a reason to need more money from her?

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agreed. Her mother is a good caring woman and is supportive of her daughters life decions.

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Tish says “Thank you, Mama” because her mother wasnt judging her for it.

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she wants to announce that she is pregnant

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i agree

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I agree.

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I agree. What did he do that they need a lawyer for?

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She dressed very nice

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I agree. She is maybe complimenting the appearance of the church

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I agree. Sunday mass brings everyone together

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yeah that's really weird

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i agree

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the nickname

it makes sense to call her Clem instead of Tish. Tish is nowhere close to the name Clementine. Print this page. Author Kenny

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yeah I agree

they shouldn’t have brushed that off like that and should’ve talked about it. Print this page. Author Kenny

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they are singing a gospel song

they’re singing a song to see if they’re a sinner or not but they’re just messing around a little. Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

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he did something wrong and that's what they do to teach kids a lesson

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I agree

his grandpa shows him a lot of love Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

His fathers mind wasn’t strong enough to not be effected by the white peoples rude comments.so they didn’t wanna be like him. Print this page. Author Kenny

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he's saying to stay strong even when the white people are tryna pull you down.

the white people are trying to oppress the black and colored people Print this page. Author Kenny

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his father didn't care about his future

he wanted him to drop out of school and get a job immediately which doesn’t seem good for a father to want. Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

since she was colored he had more concern for her life Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

there was no sign of concern on anyone until it had an impact. Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

his father was very non supportive to his own son Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

it shows how they are growing up and becoming different people. Print this page. Author Kenny

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I agree

I agree because the way Baldwin described it a lot of colored people were having issues when it came to going to church. Print this page. Author Kenny

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yeah that makes a lot of sense

I agree with this because there is good evidence as to why they may question god. Print this page. Author Kenny

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Its about the changes of growing people and sexual relations

He is saying that it tends to be the good girls who enjoy a lot of sexual acts.There used to be a time when that was just really chill and nothing else and it makes them unholy. Print this page. Author Kenny

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A Walk Around The Heights

is this in the past?

is the music loud?

Jazz is really big in this town.

I like the wording and it shows this takes place in the past.

The Blues was a very popular form of jazz music.

“The verve and the jive makes you feel so alive.” I really like that sentence because that's how I feel listening to music.

Who are they talking about?

Agreed. I've been wondering this the entire time.

Since Fonny is locked up Tish has no one to help her. She also needs money so she has to work.

wait. why'd he get arrested? when he said “oh, baby, get me out of here.” I wondered what is he in there for?

are they in jail?

It seems they tried to frame him as a car theif. I think this because it says “I guess they just happened to need a car thief that day.”

I agree. Fonny's been through so much and he's finally getting the help he needs.

i agree.they always say that Fonny is going to go through something bad.

This shows that fonny really loves and cares for Tish.

what did he do to make the police come after him.

I disagree. The whole point of the truth is to decide the winner. I find it stupid that the truth of the matter isn't enough to decide.

I think he was trying to disrespect Fonny by calling him by the wrong name.

I think that joseph will PROBABLY accept her decision but also he might not because parents don't want to see their daughter pregnant.

What was it about his tone that gave her that reaction?

Fonny is such a good respectful person to drop her off and get her home safely.

They are a very loving and intimate couple.

Fonny's family is toxic and don't care about their son's path in life.

Ms.hunt is just not fond of Tish and doesn't like that shes with Fonny and that they have a kid now.

agreed

Tish is really upset

she assumed she doesnt drink because of her religious beliefs.

Ageed.He is really upset his son is in jail and can't wait for him to be freed.

Ms Hunt is a religous christian.

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