No Telephone to Heaven Summary
Michelle Cliff

Everything you need to understand or teach No Telephone to Heaven by Michelle Cliff.

  • No Telephone to Heaven Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 No Telephone to Heaven Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

No Telephone to Heaven Summary

This short poetic novel explores racial tensions between blacks and whites from two perspectives, that of a light skinned black woman and a darker skinned black man, each of whom internalizes the negative attitudes of whites and responds to them with violence. With a narrative that is fluid and rich in metaphor, the novel explores themes related to the nature of motherhood and of home.

As a rickety truck makes its...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The No Telephone to Heaven Study Pack contains:

Lesson Plan

No Telephone to Heaven Lesson Plans contain 118 pages of teaching material, including:

Follow Us on Facebook