Elbow Room Summary
James Alan McPherson

Everything you need to understand or teach Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson.

  • Elbow Room Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 Elbow Room Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Elbow Room Summary

Elbow Room is an anthology of twelve independent and unrelated stories about the experience of diverse groups of black Americans.

"Why I like Country Music" portrays a loving married couple sparring about the legitimacy of square dancing as a valid art form, using it as a symbol for radically differing worldviews coming from upbringings in the North and South. The husband tells about a fourth grade crush that results in him...

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Study Pack

The Elbow Room Study Pack contains about 136 pages of study material in 7 products, including:

Elbow Room Study Guide

Lesson Plan

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Elbow Room Lesson Plans contain 113 pages of teaching material, including: