Master Harold Speech Analysis

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I believe this statement is very true, and I can prove my position with evidence from Elie Wiesel’s speech and Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold”...and the boys. While some people may think that both the speech and the play had no impact on life, both were touching in their own ways, about similar worldwide issues. The main points in Elie Wiesel’s speech that has significant meaning are things like in paragraph 17, it says “all life has purpose and meaning”. This means that no matter what, all life has some sort of meaning, and every individual person has an important purpose to serve in life. One of the main points in Athol fugard’s “Master Harold”...and the boys was the amount of disrespect Hally showed his friend Sam on page 35 by spitting in …show more content…
Hope is also essential in life as are dreams for numerous things. As he said in his speech “Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope” (paragraph 4). Now what does this mean? It’s key to have dreams because you can use certain dreams for the better of yourself or your loved ones, or the world. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream of black and white equality and look where we are now. Yes racism is still alive and thriving today, but it’s nothing compared to what it was a just few years ago. I believe that since the Holocaust, or several years ago that hope as risen in humanity for the better. Hope that these awful things will not come again. Hope that we can make the world a better place. Certain memories can inspire hope and dreams …show more content…
In this play, there is a lot going on. The main thing discovered in reading the play was how segregated black people really were from white people. It was wrong and still is to this day. Humans were made equal, black and white, Asian or Russian, whatever the case, all humans were made equal and finally given equal rights not too long ago. Using the power of equality can change the world immediately and efficiently. If all humans could come together and work out the differences, there wouldn’t as much war, as much cruelty, and other kinds of great changes could potentially

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