What do you learn from these chapters about the community where the Logan family lives?
While students may have a range of compelling observations, make sure that the conversation emphasizes two things. Firstly, this is a close community: the Logans have relationships with their neighbors, seem to learn about everything that goes on, and are well-respected in the area even as they seem to be more well-off than a number of their neighbors (consider, for example, the scene with Dubé in Chapter 1). Secondly, this community is severely segregated: white people own most of the land on which many of the black people are sharecroppers, without their own resources; white people...
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