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    Jones gives money and advice to Roger, despite him trying to steal in the first place. “ ‘Now, here, take this ten dollars and buy yourself some blue suede shoes. And next time, do not make the mistake of latching onto my pocketbook nor nobody else’s--because shoes that come by devilish ways like that will burn your feet’ ”(page 7). From this quote the reader can infer that Ms. Jones wants to help Roger rather than scold him. She is telling Roger that even if he does steal and get something good out of it, shoes in this case, karma will come back for him. Anything bought with bad money is a bad thing, no matter the reason. This is important because it reveals that Ms. Jones is aware the only way to help Roger is to give him advice that will help him turn his life around. Other people in the same scenario would not have taken Roger in, fed him, and actually given him the money he was trying to steal, but Ms. Jones knows that advice is stronger than…

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    Starting in the short story, “Thank You, Ma’am,” by Langston Hughes, Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones is one of the protagonists. In the beginning, she almost gets her purse stolen by Roger, a kid who wanted blue suede shoes. Eventually, Mrs. Jones forgives and starts to care for Roger. Throughout the story, Mrs. Jones has done acts of honesty and honor. Therefore, I believe that that Mrs. Jones is upright all throughout the story from the beginning, middle, and end. In the light of…

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    issued in 1958 and is not in the public territory. That 's mainly unfortunate, because not only is it an extraordinary example of the short story usage in universal, it is also one of those individual significant short stories that conveys great social importance and has the capability to explain and educate its students. While society cannot distinguish the full text, it is fair enough to go into detail about the story and its amazing background. In Hughes’ short story “Thank You Ma’am”,…

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    Knowing where the child is being raised, is important when asking questions about why, what, or how. Background will teach a person about who the individual is. Experience is also something that the individual will explore and learn from all throughout life. The most important experiences, followed by lessons, come at the age of adolescence. “Thank You M’am” tells the reader that the boy, Roger, is fifteen years old and wants to fit in with the rest of the kids his age that live in his town. For…

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    boy who tried to steal her purse, wash his dirty face at her house after she dragged him through the street. “ Ain’t you got nobody to tell you to wash your face?” “No’m.” “Then it will get washed this evening.” After Mrs, Jones let roger in her house to get cleaned up, she not only let him do that, she also let him have supper with her. Mrs jones let this stranger come in her house and eat with her.” you ain’t been to your supper either, late as it be. Have you?” “there's nobody home at my…

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    “Thank You, Ma’m” Rogers Lesson When Roger tried to mug Mrs. Jones he got more than just the ten dollars he tried to steal. Roger took away life lessons. The lessons were: working for what he wanted, to forgive, and to never give up on someone. Roger took away that if he wanted something he would’ve had to work for it. He tried to steal Mrs. Jones’s purse that had money in it. Instead of working for the blue suede shoes he wanted, he wanted to take the easy way out and steal it. Although Mrs.…

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    mediocre woman throughout the story as she encounters a young man, Roger. In the beginning of the short story, Mrs. Jones comes in contact with a young man named Roger who attempts to steal her purse. She then shows that she is not going to take any mess from a kid by beating him. “The large woman simply turned around and kicked him right square in his blue-jeaned sitter. Then reached down, picked the boy up by his shirt front and shook him until his teeth rattled (Page 172).” In this quote the…

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