Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Summary
Mildred Taylor

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Summary

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry's depiction of social interactions and relationships in the 1930s South remains relevant today. The novel dramatizes the consequences of historical realities, such as slavery, through the oral history recounted by the older characters.

Despite its depiction of hardships and reversals, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry offers a comforting view of social continuity. Overall, the novel focuses on the uplifting aspects of life: challenge, family solidarity, love, courage...

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