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Seeking Justice

04 Seeking Justice: Author’s Point of View or Purpose

Assignments

  1. Pre-Writing
  2. Read Straight Talk About the N-Word by Sean Price (Teaching Tolerance)
  3. Answer the following questions in your notebook
  4. Read To Kill a Mockingbird, chapters 4 and 5.

Questions

  1. What is Coates’s point of view on the use of the N-word by the African-American community? Provide at least two pieces of evidence from the text to support your answer.
  2. What arguments have been made against the use of the N-word by anyone—African-Americans included? Provide at least two pieces of evidence from the text that demonstrate these arguments.
  3. What is Coates’s point of view on white people using the N-word? Provide at least two pieces of evidence to support your response.

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