“Salvation” by Langston Hughes
“Who Will Light the Incense When Mother’s Gone?” By Andrew Lam
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“Salvation” by Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes, author of the nonfiction short story “Salvation,” was born James Mercer...
February 8, 2012
Nonfiction Reaction Paper
The nonfiction stories I have decided to write about are; “Who Will Light the Incense When Mother’s Gone?” by Andrew Lam and “Salvation” by Langston Hughes. Both of these stories are about a significant event in the authors lives in...
several works can be related to each other. The works of “Salvation” by Langston Hughes, Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and Andrew Lam’s “Who Will Light the Incense When Mother’s Gone?” are three great examples of internal struggles. This paper will show the connections between the different readings; and explain...
January 21, 2013
Reaction to Nonfiction
Salvation by Langston Hughes and Who Will Light Incense When Mothers Gone? Are two stories from the text that capture the attention and imagination of the reader. These two are nonfiction short stories that...
Connecting the Context of Work – Eddie Clark
In the short stories “Salvation” by Langston Hughes and “Who Will Light the Incenses When Mother is Gone” by Andrew Lam both writer are suggesting uncertainty in family cultural and traditions are believable, honorable. The theme of...
person who has granted us with pain. But following the principle of an “eye for eye, tooth for tooth”, is not intelligent way to pursue justice. This is the same case in the play Hamlet written by Shakespeare, in the 16--------th century. In the play the two of the character’s fathers...
Motivating story to read - Another man's folly
.......He paid the price for another man’s folly.
One life gone, 2 people dead !
A mother is devastated, she is howling with pain, yelling all she can in that dark and dingy corner of her four by four kholi. There was nobody to hear her yell and...
"No Loss No Gain"
The candle melts itself,
And the wick burns itself,
Just to give us away its light.
The incense stick ashes itself,
And turns to smoke itself,
Just to give us its aroma.
The sandalwood grinds itself,
And a paste, it becomes itself,
Just to give us away its scent...
found out when I was 3 I really didn’t dwell on it. I’m sure a lot of people in the U.S. didn’t know they had family from other countries or maybe even one country.
I am 75 % African American and 25% Korean. My ancestors came from Seoul, Korea. The culture is Korean, my birth mother left there...
August 29, 2012
When reading I came across some interesting non-fiction story and letter written by well known authors. They were all good but there was two that I had the most reaction to. When I came across these two letters I felt like I had a connection...
An original production by ISFD 8 03 and Literature III students
SIGN reading “THE 20’S”
(Throughout the play, on stage there will always be two chairs and a table. Sunday morning, Emma wakes up from a party- with a hangover...
on campus? It's exam time, and the authorities are taking extraordinary measures to guard against cheating on high-stakes university-entrance exams. When the testing concludes July 16, a total of 1.8 million would-be scholars will have taken the entry exam in the hope of landing one of only 300,000 spots...
During the “Black Pride movement” in the 1960’s, in a southern three bedroom home located in the pastures. The house was made with a tin roof, windows that are holes of different shapes cut into the side of the house. During the short story Everyday Use by Alice Walker you will see how the...
Judah fathered Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez fathered Hezron, Hezron fathered Ram, |
4 Ram fathered Amminadab, Amminadab fathered Nahshon, Nahshon fathered Salmon, |
5 Salmon fathered Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz fathered Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed fathered Jesse; |
hands in blue flakes as they departed the wooden surface. A faint bell signalled my entrance and I was immediately engulfed in the aroma of burning incense; sandalwood and vanilla. I nervously clutched at the sheet of paper I held that read ‘Help needed. Inquire within for details’ and took a deep breath...
“Will Light Incense When Mother’s Gone” by Andrew Lam is based on his own personal life and personal views. Andrew is a young Vietnamese boy who is being raised in American Society and is known as a “cowboy” (1078). A cowboy is the word Vietnamese use to imply that one is selfish. Andrew’s mother still...
Light streams through my window in sparkling, dusty stripes across my faded red sleeping bag. I have no mattress, only a bundle of blankets on the floor of my barely lived in room in a tiny three bedroom in West Hollywood that my mother, brother, and I share.
“Christina Anne!” my mother shrieks...
There are three main sections; Dinah’s mothers’ story, her childhood, and her life in Egypt. Each is further divided into chapters.
Although the story is divided into sections, the plot progresses intact. The exposition consists of Jacob’s arrival and subsequent marriages to Leah,...
(with a twinkle in the eye) The first Christmas was earth shattering. And miraculous. (pause) And miraculous, earth shattering things happen to those who believe. Even to the black sheep in the family of God.
God promised imperfect people a savior, a perfect sacrifice, his own son. He even worked through...
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When reading non-fiction we have to think critically about what the writer is trying to convey in their piece. We look at formalist criticism and historical criticism, to see if there is anything that belong in either of those two categories. Writers also can also use different strategies in order to...
of my experience with traditions and rituals. Being an American descendant of immigrant parents of the West Indies, coming to America in the late 1970’s, I have always wanted to have an annual family reunion. Being that our family has spread all over the world as the years pass, reunions are very difficult...
weeks, months, or years apart. Most serial killers are afraid of being caught, and they take precautions in order to continue killing (Nichols, David S). Serial killers tend to murder strangers rather than people they know. Their victims normally have something in common such as age, race, educational...
breath freshener in the morning, and if kept by the bed it will prevent bad dreams. Also a digestive aid and can relieve an upset stomach and flatulence when taken as a tea, and a treatment for colic. Also suggested that anise may be beneficial to women because certain chemicals in the plant are chemical...
This reaction paper features the nonfiction story titles Who Will Light the Incense When Mother’s Gone by Andrew Lam and Salvation by Langston Hughes. The authors’ timeline do not overlap yet the subject theme of having an adult teach...
"SHASTRAS" [sacred books] You of sacred countenance, oh, BHALACHANDRA!
1 . A te rm f o r ce rta in t r o o p s o f in te ni ro r d e it ie s co n sid e red a s Sh iva 's a tta nd a n t s, a nd und er t he e sp ecia l sup e ri nt end en ce o f G A NE SH . 2 . A na m e f o rm ed b y t h e co m b ina...
have selected to complete the Literature Compare and contrast table.
Elements to compare
"Death Of A Saleaman
"Who will Light the Incense When Mother Is gone?"
Moma and maggie poor and uneducated
tragedy, family drama
influenced Western culture (Vietnamese’s culture). In “Who Will Light the Incense?” one of his collection, is about his mom’s worries when she passes away who will light the incense for her and entire family ancestors with a big skeptical about her son who have influenced American life style. Lam clearly shows...
ultimately return to serving his friends in the best way he can, even if it is against their wishes. Bilbo is profoundly altered by his journey, but when he returns home again, he is happy to live a simple life.
Gandalf: Gandalf is the wizard of the tale. He is an enigmatic figure and the conductor of...
1. When the people are gathered, the Priest approaches the altar with the ministers
while the Entrance Chant is sung.
When he has arrived at the altar, after making a profound bow with the
ministers, the Priest venerates the altar with a kiss and, if appropriate, incenses the