Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Study Guide & Essays
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…
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry study guide contains a biography of Mildred Taylor, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
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- About Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
- Character List
- Glossary of Terms
- Major Themes
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 1-2
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 3-4
- Summary and Analysis of Chapters 5-6
Why is the black school only in operation from October to March?
On p. 17, what are we told about Moe Turner that suggests he will do well when he grows up?
Why are Little Man and Cassie upset by the books they receive?
What does Mrs. Logan (Mama) do when she hears about the books?
For what reason does Miss Crocker say Mama is destroying school property?
What does Miss Crocker mean when she says, “Well, I just think you’re spoiling those children, Mary. They’ve got to learn how things are sometimes” (p.30)?
What is Mama’s response to Miss Crocker?
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