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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Study Guide & Essays

by Mildred Taylor

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is a product of three different eras of black history. The injustices portrayed in the book have their roots in the era of slavery which lasted until the Civil War and which, shamefully, continues to influence racial conduct in America in the 1930s and today. The book…

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Posted By sheena g #376270 at Jul 27, 2014 5:56 PM

 

Posted By sheena g #376270 at Jul 27, 2014 5:42 PM

notice the language the author described rain and dust in the following paragraph

By the end of October the rain had come, falling heavily upon the six-inch layer of dust which had had its own way for morethan two months. At first the rain had merely splotched the dust, which seemed to be rejoicing in its own resiliency andlaughing at the heavy drops thudding against it: but eventually the dust was forced to surrender to the mastery of the rain andit churned into a fine red mud that oozed between our toes and slopped against our ankles as we marched miserably to and from the school

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Posted By sheena g #376270 at Jul 27, 2014 5:56 PM

 

Posted By sheena g #376270 at Jul 27, 2014 5:39 PM