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It takes a caring individual to live amongst the poor and teach their young in the story the lesson by toni cade bambara, one character stands out and becomes the teacher of life in the story the lesson by toni cade bambara in taking sylvia and her friends to the toy store. Free essay: the lesson by toni cade bambara the lesson, by toni cade bambara in toni cade bambara's short story, the lesson sylvia the main character is ignorant, rude and stubborn. An analysis of sylvia, a character in the lesson, a short story by toni cade bambara. The lesson by toni cade bambara - analysis summary and analysis toggle navigation sign up | sign in character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of the lesson sylvia, the narrator of the story.
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