Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Reading Response: Malcolm X Essay
1. Subject This presenting is virtually Malcolm X gaining rapture to learn how to read and write during his metre in prison and the legion(predicate) wonders of the world he learns of through reading. The topic is Malcolm Xs lovingness for learning and the main ideas are what he learns about which drives him to fight for the non sporting man. The mount takes place in Charlestown Prison and Norfolk Prison Colony where Malcolm X was remand in 1946-1953. Characters included in the reading are an inmate named Bimbi who godlike Malcolm X to learn, Elijah Muhammad, several authors, whites, and nonwhites.2. Occasion The author wrote this piece in 1965 to predicate the readers of his imminent desire to learn how to read and write because he was embarrassed by his lack of knowledge and of the things he had learned about the white mans actions to nonwhites.3. Audience The author is writing to the general earshot. The audience might not know how Malcolm X became imprisoned or what h e did immediately after his release but they do know that he would read all day, e really day if he could. Malcolm X has a very appreciative tone when it comes to what he had learned and very curious. When he learns of certain history that applies to people just like him, however, he sounds very disappointed.4. Purpose The purpose of this piece was to inform readers of how Malcolm X learned to read and write and his strong passion for knowledge. There is some talk about how the white man has done evil deeds to nonwhites and Malcolm X does award his unfortunate dislike towards the white man because of history. Overall, Malcolm X focuses on how time has given him the opportunity to learn more than many people place ever hope to learn.5. Speaker The speaker is the author, Malcolm X. The whole reading is ground off Malcolm Xs point of view since it is an autobiography.6. Passage On page 130, the 6th paragraph, I copied into my tablet everything printed on that first page, mess to th e punctuation marks. I especially like this line, because it shows Malcolm Xs finding and his true desire to learn. The reader can imagine him copying pages of a dictionary onto his tablet all day and it wouldnt tire him out.