Everything you need to understand or teach No Telephone to Heaven by Michelle Cliff.
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...
No Telephone to Heaven Lesson Plans contain 118 pages of teaching material, including: