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Langston Hughes' "Thank You, M'am" contains three main themes: love and trust, forgiveness, and dignity. After Roger tries to steal the purse of Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones, the weight of the purse causes Roger to fall down. Jones kicks Roger, picks him up, and drags him to her home. After leaving him alone in her home, Roger decides not to take the money from Jones' purse (which has been left open and unattended). After eating dinner, Jones gives Roger ten dollars to buy the shoes he wanted (the shoes being the reason he tried to steal her purse). The themes, therefore, are illustrated through Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones' ability to both love and forgive Roger, her desire to treat him with dignity (after taking him to her house), and her desire to prove him trustworthy. Roger realizes, as he leaves Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones' home, that she has loved him, trusted him, forgiven him, and treated him with dignity.
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The church, more specifically the pew he is in in the forefront of the church.
1931 and it was published in 1933
It's a short story that he wrote.
She dies a very painful death. Roger started a gang and told them about this. They thought that he wanted her dead. They killed her as she entered her apartment. They shoved a… stake knife in her throat and took her money. Once Roger found out about this he went crazy and killed his gang by trapping them in a room with no escape and letting loose hungry rats. Then he killed everyone else he told about the story with Mrs Jones and hung himself right after drinking Clorine Bleach.
Street at night, then to mrs. Jones apartment....1920's
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She was a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but hammer and nails. A portion of the text, found at the beginning of the story, is as follows: … She was a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but hammer and nails. It had a long strap, and she carried it slung across her shoulder It was about eleven o'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to snatch her purse. The strap broke with the single tug the boy gave it from behind. But the boy's weight and the weight of the purse combined caused him to lose his balance so, instead of taking off full blast as he had hoped, the boy fell on his back on the sidewalk, and his legs flew up.
outside and in Mrs.Luella Bates Washington Jones house
The setting is at night in a run down neighborhood
Which part is a metaphor in the line from Thank You Ma'am by Langston Hughes The large woman simply turned around and kicked him right square in his blue jean sitter?
The metaphor is "his blue-jeaned sitter".
It's about a boy fail mugging attempt turned into a life lesson.
the old lady being like a her son
i dont know either
Mrs.Luella Bates Washington or Roger
What part in the story Thank you Ma'am by Langston Hughes lets you know that the POV is from a third person?
We know that the point of view in Thank You Ma'am by Langston Hughes is from a 3rd person from the very beginning of the narration.
To show more character in Mrs. Jones