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The Great Commandment Essay

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1Mrs. CarrPre-AP English9 September 2013In Warriors Don't Cry, Melba Pattillo Beals uses conflict to help illustrate her bravery and fearfulness.Beals was very brave while going to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. She went through many awful things, but still continued going to that school even though she could stop. At one point in the story, the president had ordered half the troops to leave. Beals was afraid at first, but remembered the things her guard, Danny, had told her. "A new voice in my head spoke to me with military like ...view middle of the document...

Beals continues to go to Central High School. She was brave to have kept going to that school where she endured endless pain.Melba Pattillo Beals was brave to have gone to Central High School, but she was also very fearful at times. The awful things she heard and felt made her fearful for her own life. She was scared of all of the sudden changes in her life. "All my disappointment over not getting into Central High and the mob chase as well as the big sudden changes in my life…" (Beals 44). She was fearful of what was to come and how it would affect her. 2She didn't know when or if she would be killed in the days to come. The interviews by the media didn't help her much either. The media and all the questions made here scared too. "…my hands perspired and my knees shook. Thoughts buzzed inside my head like bees disturbed in their hive." (Beals 57). She was afraid of what to say or that she may say the wrong thing. Melba Pattillo Beals was very fearful at times. She was afraid of all the tings that could and did happen to her.Melbal Pattillo Beals used conflict in her own true story, Warriors Don't Cry, to portray her own bravery and fearfulness during this time of her life. Beals endured pain that many people today could never imagine.

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