Compare And Contrast America A Quilt

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Both A Quilt of a Country: Out of Many One? and All in the Telephone Book, talk about freedom in America and how it works. Anna Quindlen described America as a quilt. A quilt is made up of many different fabrics that all have different characteristics. “It was built of bits and pieces that seem discordant, like the crazy quilts that have been one of its great folk-art forms,” The author is saying that that America is like a quilt because it is made up many different kinds of people that all have different characteristics. Langston Hughes compared America to a telephone book. A telephone book is grouped in alphabetical order, so it does not matter if you are rich or poor, everyone is in the telephone book and a rich person might just be listed
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