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Roots: An Analysis

Summary: Provides an analysis of Roots, the novel by Alex Haley. Provides biographical detail on Haley. Discusses his search for his family history.
Imagine for a second, if you will, being a slave who just escaped from your owner after the fourth time trying, and once caught, you having the choice of whether you want your leg or genitals being cut off as a punishment. Well as for someone, he chose his leg. This someone whom which I refer to, is none other than Kunta Kinte himself. That was just one of the examples that Kunta Kinte faced throughout his journey as a slave. His legacy was passed on within his family, so far going on seven generations, up to a woman named Bertha George who married Simon Alexander Haley. In 1921, they both had a boy by the name of Alexander Palmer Haley. He is the author of this book entitled, "The Roots."

Alex Haley was born an African-American in Ithaca, New York. Being told this story of his ancestor...

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