Summary Of More Than It's Commanding Hurt You By Thomas Foster

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Another conclusion readers can draw from Thomas Foster’s How to Read Literature Like a Professor: a Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Line, is in his chapter “More than It’s Gonna Hurt You”. Although, Foster doesn’t use any new vocabulary he does introduce a new idea about the importance and depth in violence. As well as the fact that violence always has a deeper meaning than just a brutal encounter. “Violence is one of the most personal and even intimate acts between human beings, but it can also be cultural or societal in its implications” (Foster 88). In summary the use of death can be protective or even an act for love as twisted as it sounds. Foster retells the tale told in Morrison’s Beloved where as protection from slavery a black mother murders her children, not out of cold blood, but to save them from the troubling life of slavery.…show more content…
“And George raised the gun and steadied it, and he brought the muzzle to the back of it close to the back of Lennie’s head. The hand shook very violently, but his face set and his hand
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