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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Summary: Disccuses the novel "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry," by Mildred D. Taylor. Analyzes the character Cassie Logan. Reveals how, while she is a caring, independent thinker, she is very naive when it comes to racial prejudice.
Cassie is very naive when it comes to racial prejudice. She is unable to recognize that the Logan's "land" is a symbol of freedom in a white- dominated world. She does not understand that because of the "land", her family "got it better'n most the folks" and do not have to "cowtail to a lot of" unfairness like being "overcharge[d]" and having "to pay high interests" at the "Wallace store." Her unawareness of racial discrimination is shown again when she tried to explain matters to Miss Crocker. She feels that Miss Crocker "had looked at the [offensive] page and had understood nothing." Cassie thinks that her teacher "did not even know what [she] was talking about" as she did not find the term "nigra" insulting. Cassie had misunderstood acceptance of degradation as not comprehending the case. She does not realize that racial discrimination...

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