Letter To My Nephew James Baldwin

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In James Baldwin’s “Letter to my nephew”, he communicates to his nephew, that he needs to have enough courage to fight segregation of the 60s. No matter the hardships, that may come as the result of him pursuing something he believes in. “To act is to be committed and to be committed is to be in danger.”from Baldwin’s letter mimics Atticus’ definition of “courage”. According to atticus courage is standing up for what is right, never considering the backlash that may come. Throughout Baldwin’s “Letter to my nephew,” he reiterates this idea that, “One must strive to become -- tough”. He explains that to be courageous you have to strive for mental and emotional change. Baldwin consistently re-establishes this theme of encouragement for his
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