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Thank you ma'am
Transcript of Thank you ma'am
When she was closing the door Roger said Thank you,Roger learned to not steal, and to just ask; and Roger never saw Mrs. Jones again.
Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones gave Roger the $10 for the blue suede shoes.
One example of figurative language is "his teeth rattled" this is an example of personification
Another example of figurative language is "Sweat popped out on the boy's face" this is an example of Personification and Onomatopoeia
The falling action of the story is when Roger started to see the mistakes he made by trying to take Mrs. Jones purse.
Thank you ma'am
"Now here, take this ten dollars and buy yourself some blue suede shoes." -Mrs. Jones
He tried to steal Mr.s Jones purse and loses his balance and falls.Another rising action of the story is when Mrs.Jones takes roger to her house and tells him to wash his face and feeds him dinner. She treated him like family.
By Langston Hughes
The conflict of the story is
human vs self or human vs society.
Setting: the dark street and Mrs.
Situation:Roger tries to stealing Mrs.
Jones purse and lost his balance
Characters: Roger, Mrs.Lulla Bates Washington Jones.
A little bit about the Author
Langston was born on
February 1, 1902.
Hughes's creative idea's were influenced by the life in New York City (Harlem) and through his work he made: poetry,novels,plays, and childern's books. He condemned racism and injustice. the African American's would in brace there culture and show there happy spirit to people around them.
I'm afraid that we couldn't get the link to the page were I got the information about Langston Hughes.
Credits to the people that made this prezi.
"She was a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it,but a hammer and nails".
This is an example of Imagery
Protagonist & Antagonist
In "Thank you Ma'am" the protagonist is a young boy that wanted some blue suede shoes, and the antagonist is a larger woman named Mrs.Luelle Bates Washington Jones.
The Theme in "Thank you ma'am"
is about: forgiveness,trust,and charity
Why is this the theme?!
Well at the end Mrs.Jones gave Roger $10 dollars to get the shoes he wanted.This shows charity and forgiveness for trying to steal her purse. In "Thank you ma'am" when Mrs. Jones takes Roger to her house she trusted him to not run or try taking her purse again. This shows that Mrs. Jones trusted Roger to not take her purse .
There is the beginning of the story, I'm sorry that I couldn't find the rest of the the clip,but other than that I hope you enjoy this clip.!