Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Essay | Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry

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Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry

Summary: Discusses the book Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry, by Mildred Filmore. Analyzes the struggles faced by main characters. Explores the concept that cultural identity helps one maintain dignity.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Essay

The black society of the United States of America has always been discriminated against before the civil war and it is still going on today. Mildred Filmore expresses this in her book Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry which is written in a nine year old girl's point of view. This character, Cassie, is part of a black family that owns a farm down in Mississippi. In the novel you see many different problems that all make you understand why it was so hard for blacks during the time of the Great Depression. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry expresses many themes that are crucial to understanding the attitude of the white and black communities. Two themes that are most conveyed in the book are "Knowledge of ones heritage leads to pride, self-respect, and dignity," and "It...

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