In the story "The Lesson" written by American writer Toni Cade Bambara, Sylvia and Miss Moore compare in that both dress nicely when Miss Moore takes the neighborhood children out on an excursion. Miss Moore always dresses nice; Sylvia dresses nice because her parent’s make sure she looks respectable for her meetings with Miss Moore.
Sylvia and Miss Moore also compare in that both do have strong personalities in their own way. Miss Moore is more forthright in what she does. She plans, announces, and dictates to the children what an excursion will entail and when it will be. Sylvia’s personality is strong when it comes to her opinions of others, especially Miss Moore in this story.
However, she mutes her strong opinion...
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