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LESSON 1 OH! PUBLIC PERFORMANCE. AUTHOR – RICHARD WRIGHT . Richard Nathaniel Wright. African-American writer Born -September 4, 1908 - Roxie, Mississippi Died - November 28, 1960 (aged 52) –Paris Occupation - Novelist , poet, essayist, short story writer

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LESSON 1

OH! PUBLIC PERFORMANCE

richard nathaniel wright
Richard Nathaniel Wright

African-American writer

Born -September 4, 1908 - Roxie, Mississippi

Died - November 28, 1960 (aged 52) –Paris

Occupation - Novelist , poet, essayist, short story writer

Nationality -United States

Genres -Drama, Fiction, Non-fiction

Notable work(s) - Uncle Tom\'s Children, Native Son, Black Boy, The Outsider

Main theme – Racial Discrimination

discuss
DISCUSS
  • What is Racial Discrimination/ Racism?
  • What happens when a group of people is discriminated?
  • How can we stop Racism?
your first public performance
Your first public performance !!
  • What was your first public performance?
  • Where was it?
  • Who was the audience?
  • How did you feel before, during and after the performance?
  • How did the audience respond?
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Oh! Public Performance

- Richard Wright

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Richard was a shy boy.

And he was new to the class.

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The teacher asked him to

write his name and address

on the black board.

He went to the board.

But he could not write

anything.

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Richard was feeling very nervous.

His hands and legs were shivering.

He felt that his muscles froze.

He could not remember anything.

His mind was blank.

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His classmates laughed at him.

Richard felt more nervous.

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The teacher encouraged Richard.

She asked his name. He answered.

She asked him to spell it. He did.

But when she asked him to write he was again nervous.

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Richard went back to his seat.

He could hear the boys and girls laughing at him.

He felt very bad and angry.

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