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Central Concept in "Of the Coming of John"

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Of the Coming of John, W. E. B. Du Bois, 1903

Du Bois, W. E. B. "Chapter 13 - Of the Coming of John." The Souls of Black Folk. Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1903. N. pag. Etc.usf.edu. Lit2Go. Web. 4 May 2016.

A central concept in the passage is the idea that

A

the anticipation of an event can be meaningful and helps to prepare oneself for what is to come.

B

while education can be alienating in the short term, it is necessary for the advancement of people in society.

C

religion is a unifying force that can help people overcome racial stereotyping.

D

learning brings an ease to conversation and helps a speaker convey his/ her message.

E

formal schooling is more important than knowledge of one's culture.