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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

LESSON 1

OH! PUBLIC PERFORMANCE


Author richard wright

AUTHOR – RICHARD WRIGHT


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?


Lesson 1 oh public performance

Oh! Public Performance

- Richard Wright


Lesson 1 oh public performance

Richard was a shy boy.

And he was new to the class.


Lesson 1 oh public performance

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.


Lesson 1 oh public performance

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.


Lesson 1 oh public performance

His classmates laughed at him.

Richard felt more nervous.


Lesson 1 oh public performance

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.


Lesson 1 oh public performance

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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