Black Hair Essay

2043 WordsApr 20, 20149 Pages
In this essay, you will analyze and explore three images. You will show what each image means by explaining words, references, pictures that you see. As a result of exploring and analyzing these image, you and your reader should come to an understanding of the poem Black Hair Report The poem Black Hair" by Gary Soto describes the speaker when he was an eight year old boy admiring baseball and player Hector Moreno. Each image gives readers an opportunity to visualize the boy's childhood. Three images particular," "In July, that ring of heat, we all jumped through, I sat in the bleachers of Romain Playground in the lengthening shade that rose from our dirty feet", " "... I came here because I was Mexican, a stick of brown light in love with those who could do it--the triple and hard slide", / I chewed sunflower seeds, I drank water, and bit my arm through the late innings ", indicates baseball as a major impact in the boy life at that time. The first image, "In July, that ring of heat, we all jumped through, I sat in the bleachers of Romain Playground in the lengthening shade that rose from our dirty feet" shows the boy dedication to the game because it was hot outside and the boy was barefoot walking on the hot ground. The ring of heat must be beaming directly on the other side of the playground. The statement ring of heat indicates the sun shining profusely in one area. He was sweaty, waving and cheering players on. The temperature outside didn't matter; he was elated to attend the game. He idolized Hector Moreno. The boy watched Hector play ball in the hot air, so he didn't mind watching the game and inspiring Hector as Hector inspires him. The boy felt like one of the sweaty players encouraging teammates on. The second image," I came here because I was Mexican, a stick of brown light in love with those who could do it--the triple and hard slide". The boy

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