In "Accident, Mass. Ave." by Jill McDonough, The narrator describes an accident where no damage is done but preconceived notions of what takes place after an accident leads to a public altercation. After the narrator's car is rear ended at a red light she said that since it's Boston, the only thing to do was get out and scream at the offending driver. In the midst of her tantrum the narrator notices that there has been no damage done to either of their cars. The two women exchanged hugs and a laugh about the incident and went on their separate ways. Just like the neighbor who built the fence and people who asked the question, the two women in the accident acted impulsively based off prior experiences.
In "Learning to Read" by Frances E.W. Harper, a former slave named Chloe who is more than sixty years old wants to learn read despite everyone telling her not to waste her time. Her masters would always take away her bible so she made it her goal to finally be able to read it. After Jones finished the reading portion of his talk he took questions from the audience. One of the questions was how he got into writing. His answer was simple, he learned to write well so he could win back girls who had broken up with him. "Learning to Read" closes with the narrator saying she worked until she could read all the hymns and testament. Jones his now a published author. While both set out with completely different goals, both were able to achieve their goals.
Based on reading “The Service of Faith and Promotion of Justice in Jesuit Higher Education” by Fr. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach it becomes clear that one of the cornerstones of Jesuit education is the importance of a students transformation. Chloe, from "Learning to Read,"going from illiterate slave to being able to read her bible would meet the qualifications of a successful Jesuit education.