For this essay, consider the characters in Passing By Nella Larsen, The Cotton C
For this essay, consider the characters in Passing By Nella Larsen, The Cotton Club, and The autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X, how they are treated by blacks, by whites, and in the various environments/households in which they live and work. Also, consider character development and respond to the following question: With regard to the nature vs. nurture debate, are people born inherently bad, or are they taught to be the way they are? Write an essay in which you describe how people are influenced, whether in a positive or negative way. Discuss the effect that experiences have on a person’s way of thinking. Be specific, and make sure you include plenty of vivid descriptive details. Use textual evidence and your own research to back up your claims.