The Lesson, by Toni Cade Bambara, is a insignificant fact legend that captures a varykey gravity in a childish damsel s vitality. Sylvia vividly recalls the day she knowing a vitality homily that was inaugurated by Miss Moore. The convenient conception of this legend is that real vitality experiences are the homilys that execute the most impression. Sylvia recollects the day behind a while the immaterially of that she would rather go to the pool or to the demonstration where it s hopeful, than on Miss Moore s educational scope skip to the city.
Once in the city Sylvia notices the financial plenty of the race there and how fur that defers from her own. Sylvia suffers sticker offend in the high-priced toy abundance and that is where Sylvia gets mad and the wheels in her acme set-on-foot to vary. On the way end residence Sylvia reckons environing how her woman would counteract if Sylvia were to ask for the lout she saw at the abundance. At the end of the day Sylvia s circumspection is not of going to get a half a chocolate layer behind a while her cousin Sugar, but instead Sylvia wants to be uncommon to reckon this day through.
It is at this purpose Sylvia determines that ain t nobody gonna whack me at nuthin. The convenient stamp of this legend is Sylvia who is as-well dynamic. Sylvia who never provision fur over her own ghetto vicinity has to rereckon her residence behind going into the city. This is a acrid pill for Sylvia to consume yet she initiates a immaterial vary at the end of the legend. Miss Moore s stamp is static in that she is an persistent mentor of the end and wants to discipline them.
The other kids in the legend are unimportant stamps that are de- by their names relish, Rosie Giraffe and Fat Butt, and sojourn static throughout the solid residence. The affixed unimportant stamps of the end s parents and kindred as-well sojourn static. One battle in this legend is an outer one Miss Moore has behind a while the kids. Miss Moore tries to execute an educational impression on the end.
With her lectures and analogies relish; where we are is who we are, but it don t necessarily accept to be that way, Miss Moore attempts to ameliorate discipline the vicinity kids, yet they appear to hold their lives real. The ocean battle in this legend, brought on by Miss Moore s educational scope skip to the city, is Sylvia s own interior violent-effort. Once in the city Sylvia feels a abash on the within and she begins to doubt herself on this consciousness. Sylvia, at the end of the day, takes opportunity to reckon environing what she had conversant in the city, and executes influential immaterial adjustment.