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Essay | Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Summary: Examines the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor. Compares and contrast the characteristics of Stacey and T.J. Provides a plot summary of the story.
From the book ' Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry ', the character of Stacey is a strong contrast to that of T.J. to only a certain extent.

Both boys are intelligent and cunning. Stacey exhibits his ingenuity by spearheading a "well-maneuvered revenge" against their tormentors who use them as a source of entertainment. When the "school bus" caused the children to "land in the slime of the gully", Stacey planned a successful trap that would prevent the same kind of accident from happening "for a long while." He "directed Little Man and Christopher- John to each take two buckets." Stacey used his resourcefulness to ensure that a lack of shovels would not cause a problem to their plan. He was also clever enough to use the rainy weather as a facade that the "road could've been washed away like that" when actually...

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This section contains 1,017 words
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