On pages 241-242 of Breaking Night , Liz Murray writes how she survived, as a homeless person. ” My friends fed me, or sometimes I panhandled just enough money to get a plate of fries drenched in mozzarella cheese and gravy at Tony’s diner.. but when there was no one to reach to. I’d shoplift at c-town, stealing whatever I could get my hands on”. According to Joanna Walters Liz Murray doesn’t want her appearance now and her Harvard Degree to fool anyone. ” I was one of those people on the streets you walk away from.”
In 500-700 word essay
Examine and describe sterotypes or common perceptions of homeless people.
To what extent does Murray story and achievement help to dispel or reinforce the sterotypes?