Why Is Warriors Don T Cry A Turning Point Essay

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Turning Points are often when something unexpected or something you can’t control happens in your life. The texts that concluded this idea was the Autobiography “ Warriors Don’t Cry’’ by Melba Pattillo Beals, the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, and the Drama excerpt “Dragonwings”by Lawrence Yep. Melba Pattillo Beals, The Main Character of The Road Not Taken, and Moonshadow all faced life changing experiences, that changed a big part of their lives.
“Warriors Don’t Cry’’ by Melba Pattillo Beals is an Autobiography about how Melba Pattillo Beals was being escorted to go to school by fifty uniformed soldiers because of the color of her skin. The Turning Point that Melba faced, was when she was walking up the steps into Central High school were angry segregationist mobs had forbidden her and other students to go. As stated in the text,”We stepped up the front door of Central High School and crossed the threshold to that place where angry segregationist mobs had forbidden us to go.”(Beals,37) The way Melba adapted to this Turning Point was that she accepted what was happening to her. Melba made a connection with my thesis because of her actions and everything that was happening to to her made a big impact on her
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Melba’s Turning Point was that she was going into Central High School where segregationist mobs had forbidden her and other students to go. The Road Not Taken’s Main Character’s Turning Point was that he had to decide which of the two roads to go on. Moonshadow’s turning Point was that whenever he would ask his mom about his dad she would always find something going wrong on their farm. Melba Pattillo Beals, The Main Character in The Road Not Taken, and Moonshadow all faced life changing experiences that will create a big change in their lives
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