Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography of Zora Neale Hurston Essay | Student Essay

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Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography of Zora Neale Hurston

Summary: Reviews Dust Tracks on a Road, an autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston. Describes how Hurston uses diction and manipulation of points of view to give added depth to the story. Examines major events in Hurston's life, including her early childhood.
By employing meticulous diction and introspective point of views in Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography, Zora Neale Hurston was able to portray her bountiful childhood, but at the same time, depict her innocence and unawareness of the prejudice and danger in the real world that shadows over African American women in the 1940s.

Destroying all the stereotypical views of southern African American lives in the early 1900s; Hurston described the plentiful and generous living she enjoyed in her childhood. With the manipulation of various choices of words, the author illustrated her copious childhood in which the abundance of fruits and meat allowed her to enjoy a lighthearted youth where she was "never hungry." In addition, property ownership was stated, which the "five-acre garden" appeared to be heaven for the children. Hurston was able to enjoy "all that...

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