The extract is taken from the book “Master Harold”...And the boys written by Athol Fugard.
The play is set in a Tea Room in South Africa. And there are some main characters like Sam and Willie, two middle-aged black servants. It starts with them that are cleaning up the room on a rainy day. While they do their work, Sam helps Willie learn ballroom dancing because Willie is going to participate in a competition. Later, Hally enters the tea room and all the play takes place there. Hally is a seventeen-year old white boy, and he has a good relationship with Sam and Willie.
-discrimination: fair skin/dark skin. Discriminating jokes. Black people in jail.
-parenthood: role of father (sam-hally). Father acts like a child.
-clases: superiority, black work for white, not educated, less posibilities.
-change of roles: sam and hally educated each other.
-education/wisdom: hally:formal education. Sam: wisdom (sabiduria) from life experience.
-dreams: dancing. Living in a world without collisions.
-violence: hally hits sam and willy, sam was hit in a jail.
simbols: kite: look up to sth. Be proud.
The extract is taken from the book “The house on Mango street” written by Sandra Cisneros.The House on Mango Street covers a year in the life of Esperanza, a Chicana (Mexican-American girl). She moves with her family into a house on Mango Street, but the house is not what Esperanza has dreamed, because it is small. The house is in the center of a crowded Latino neighborhood in Chicago, a city where many of the poor areas are racially segregated. Esperanza does not have any privacy, and she resolves that she will someday leave Mango Street and have a house all her own.
-identity: chicano culture, dog with two names. Esperanza/hope.
-growing up: becoming a woman (being seen by boys), understand things, different from neni (little sister), older friends.
-role of women: great grandmother: horse women. Gender violence.
-big dreams: leave mango street, writting, have hope, dream of her own house.
-boys: being looked at in high heels, abused at work, different from her brothers.
-home: mango street is not home, she wants her own house that she can call home proudly.
-discrimination: people are afrais who live on the hils. “cathy” neighborhood dangerous.
..Writers style: poetic, vigniats, lyrical, sometimes ungramatical.
..Languaje: spanish and englis
..Dedication: “to the women”
-symbols: window: represents lack of freedom, dreams not coming true,