Then the bus began driving into clouds, and between one cloud and the next we caught glimpses of the town below. It was suppertime and the town was a constellation of yellow points. We arrived thirty minutes after leaving that town, which was called Leuk. The train to Leuk had come in from Visp, the train from Visp had come from Bern, and the train before that was from Zurich, from which I had started out in the afternoon. Three trains, a bus, and a short stroll, all of it through beautiful country, and then we reached Leukerbad in darkness.
Language In James Baldwin's Essay Black English
Language In James Baldwin's Essay Black English | scottishindependencereferendum.info
American literature is literature predominantly written or produced in English   in the United States of America and its preceding colonies. Before the founding of the United States , the Thirteen Colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by British literature. The American literary tradition thus began as part of the broader tradition of English-language literature. However, a small amount of literature exists in other immigrant languages and Native American tribes have a rich tradition of oral storytelling. Writer and critic John Neal in the early-mid nineteenth century helped advance America's progress toward a unique literature and culture, by criticizing predecessors like Washington Irving for imitating their British counterparts and influencing others like Edgar Allan Poe. The political conflict surrounding abolitionism inspired the writers like Harriet Beecher Stowe.
James Baldwin on Language
James Baldwin, Source: Allan Warren, Creative Commons. Since I am talking to schoolteachers and I am not a teacher myself, and in some ways am fairly easily intimidated, I beg you to let me leave that and go back to what I think to be the entire purpose of education in the first place. Man is a social animal. He cannot exist without a society.
James Baldwin's thoughts on his nephew's future—in a country with a terrible history of racism— first appeared in The Progressive magazine in Over 50 years later his words are, sadly, more relevant than ever. I have begun this letter five times and torn it up five times. I keep seeing your face, which is also the face of your father and my brother.