If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
by Faith Ringgold
If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks is about self-enhancement, prudence, morality, and a series of events. The genre of the story is Drama, the setting is Contemporary, and the heritage is North American.
A biography of Rosa Parks from the time she was a small girl that emphasizes the unjust treatment of African Americans in the 1950's and before which explains the importance of her actions
The theme of the story is Your actions as an individual can effect a positive change for many.
Violence in the story is not graphic, and rewarded sometimes. Harm to other living things happens and focuses on outside family or group.
The story is mostly rude.
The religion/spirituality in the story is judeo-christian and respect for the religion is shown .
There is stereotyped culture/race/ethnicity/nationality in the story.
- Self sacrifice
- Altruism/Unselfish care for others
- Self confidence
- Social Responsibility
- Excludes others
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.