Americans Are Brave Welcoming And Judgmental Essay

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An American is brave, welcoming, and judgmental. Americans tend to have great qualities, but like anyone else they have a few bad ones. These qualities don’t mean that everyone is brave or welcoming or judgmental. It is just a general statement. I know others might feel differently but in this essay I give my reasoning on why I believe that Americans are brave, welcoming, and judgmental. A lot of Americans are very brave. They endure things but tend to not care and still try to be their own individual selves. “ Sitting there, with his eyes almost shut from his beating, making another American flag.” (McCain pg.7) This is a great example of an American who is brave. Even though, he was beaten in an inch of his life for having the flag in his shirt, he still decided that he wanted to have the American flag still close to him while he was imprisoned, so he risked getting another beating and sewed it in his shirt again. Another example of bravery is the poem that was written by Langston Hughes named “I, too, Sing America”. “Tomorrow, I’ll be at the table when company comes. Nobody’ll dare say to me, ‘Eat in…show more content…
We have symbols that really stand for how welcoming America is. “ Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” (Lazarus pg.9) The statue of Liberty is a symbol of our welcoming. The United States was seen as a safe haven especially at the time this poem was written. “Each singing what belongs to him or her and to none else. The day what belongs to the day- at night the party of young fellows, robust, friendly, singing with green mouths their strong melodious songs.” (Whitman pg. 12) This poem talks about how America is where everyone has a voice and that everyone is welcomed here. It is implying that no one will take away your
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