Texas EOC English 2: 2.6 Understanding and Analysis Across Genres

Texas EOCUnderstanding and Analysis Across Genres

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following selection from paragraph two of the passage Right here

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We'll help you He told me if i would be

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happy i must lay out no plans for the future

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He said if i behave myself properly he would take

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care of me Indeed He advised me to complete thoughtlessness

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of the future and taught me to depend solely upon

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him for happiness How does the selection convey master thomas

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attitude toward douglas Well how did master thomas attitudes reflect

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the social norms at the time that the passenger was

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written Maybe that's A better question Put your answer with

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examples from the passage And here is financial answer You

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know we're gonna do it out for you Got it

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All right You reading Here we go Master thomas believes

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that douglas should simply resign himself to a situation as

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a slave and not want anything more from life Master

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Thomas obviously doesn't feel that douglas is entitled to have

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any goals or dreams for his life According to master

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thomas douglas isn't even allowed to keep the money here

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It's like it's the master master thomas once died was

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to be completely dependent on him and to think on

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ly of being obedient Anyone have parents like that with

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you It is clear that master thomas views douglas as

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a possession not a human being This reflects the attitudes

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that prevailed during the time of slavery in the united

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states right like slaves were things not people Some people

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justified slavery by arguing that african americans were better off

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being slaves and that they were not equal toe whites

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Master thomas attitudes are a perfect example of the social

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norms during this time period No that's it This has

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been your sample short answer which has requested was stuffed

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with all deeds on exactly how master t was a

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man of his time random thought What would happen if 00:02:11.64 --> [endTime] master t met mr t i pity the fool