In the book, the other wes moore, two boys sharing the same name grow up in similar living situations joy moore (from the book the other wes moore) taught her son wes moore the values of not using violence and also to treat all girls with the proper respect while never bringing harm to a woman. Litcharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in the other wes moore, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work seresin, indiana the other wes moore introduction litcharts litcharts llc, 7 feb 2017 web 3 oct 2018 seresin, indiana the other wes moore introduction. The other wes moore is a fascinating look at the lives of two men, both named wes moore, both from low-income families, both from un-privileged urban backgrounds one man sits in prison for life, convicted of participation in a robbery and the murder of a police officer, while the other went on to enjoy every success that a young man can enjoy. The other wes moore is a wonderfully written story, communicated clearly, which portrays lives that are borne out of similar contexts whose subtleties are more than footnotes in the mental and emotional formations of both wes's.
Wes moore tells his audience, the people of society who can make a difference in the lives of others, that the purpose of his book is to show how certain choices, either good or bad, can change your life forever. The other wes moore by wes moore is the story of two black men who have a lot in common the same name, lived in the same city of baltimore, but whose lives took two completely different paths the author, who is wes moore, graduated from college, became a rhodes scholar and gave a speech at the 2008 democratic national convention which is a. However, the wes moore's have no idea where they are going until this chapter chapter eight most emphasizes the differences between the two wes moore's in this chapter, the other wes moore comes to the realization that he will spend the rest of his life in prison (first three quotes. Analysis: in chapter six, the other wes moore's friend, woody, and other people are graduating high school except for some students like wes woody is happy until he realizes that wes isn't there to celebrate the joyous occasion with him.
The other wes moore sparknotes give a clear and concise understanding of this novel to help out the readers with their paper on it spark notes have emerged as a great way to help cut out the confusion and make for better school work and paper work. Moore's first book, the other wes moore, was published in 2010 this book and the work are new york times bestsellers additionally, discovering wes moore is a young adult edition of his bestselling book, and this way home , his first young adult novel, was released in the fall of 2015. The other wes wes's brother tony lived with his father in a very dirty, dangerous, and drug filled area tony was six years older than wes, and was very protective of him. Order our the other wes moore: one name, two fates study guide wes moore this study guide consists of approximately 47 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of the other wes moore.
Moore writes with subtlety and insight about the plight of ghetto youth, viewing it from inside and out he probes beneath the pathologies to reveal the pressures—poverty, a lack of prospects, the need to respond to violence with greater violence—that propelled the other wes to his doom. The other wes moore rhetorical analysis wes moore is a best-selling author who grew up in baltimore in the midst of drugs and drug addicts but somehow managed to escape that environment to become a rhodes scholar and. The third part of the other wes moore is about the final paths and directions that the lives of the wes moores took both of the wes moores were making the transition from adolescence to adulthood in this part of the book.
The other wes moore starts in the same place in baltimore but ends up in prison for life the parallels in their stories aren't quite as compelling as they may appear initially for example, the other wes moore spends a number of his developmental years living in the bronx, ny, whereas his namesake never leaves baltimore and its suburbs. Author wes moore- the author as well as the narrator of the book, which discusses his life and the life of the other wes moore and how the decisions they made changed their futures during his early teenage years, he was a failing student living in the bronx and could have easily become like the other wes. The other wes moore summary study guide by joshua_turpin includes 14 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.
The other wes moore is a narrative non-fiction story that chronicles the lives of two young african-american men that share the same name: wes moore the author was inspired to write this story because of this fact and their similar start in baltimore, maryland. It's a company that was started by wes moore to help students in their first year who people would traditionally call underprepared i don't like to use that phrase, i like to say underserved or differently prepared. A story of one name & two fates: one boy grew up to be a rhodes scholar, decorated combat veteran, white house fellow, and business leader the other is serving a life sentence in prison for. The other wes moore: one name, two fates by wes moore two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city one went on to be a rhodes scholar, decorated combat veteran, white house fellow, and business leader.