CAUSE "In January 1833 a new student named Sarah Harris took her seat at one of these desks in Prudence's classroom"(10).
EFFECT "And the well-to-do parents of Prudence's white pupils were furious"(11).
Sign Post - Contrast & Contradiction
Contrast & Contradiction "Prudence didn't believe that blacks and whites ought to be treated differently.But what if the parents of her white students did?"(9).
Mindset-Takes on Challenges
TO solve her problem, Prudence had to confront the white pupils' parents.
Summary - If/Then & Aha! Huh?
If Prudence didn't opened her school, then girls from Canterbury, Connecticut and far on wouldn't have the opportunity to learn the way Prudence did.
The difference between Prudence and the white students' parents is that Prudence thinks inequality is not right, but what if the parents don't? This is important because if the parents think blacks and whites have to be treated differently, then the parents will take their students out of her school because they don't want Sarah with their kids
Opening her own school, girls from everywhere came to learn in her school.
"Prudence had bought a large house with plenty of space for classrooms and opened her very own school right in the middle of the little town of Canterbury, Connecticut"(1).
2 Aha! -Black people and White people weren't treated equally. -Prudence was a very smart and determined woman. 1 Huh? -Why were black people not being treated equally?