Waiting for the Rain Essay | Waiting for the Rain

Sheila Gordon
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Waiting for the Rain

Summary: In Sheila Gordon's story Waiting for the Rain, Tengo and Frikkie are two South African boys of different races who become best friends. The story shows how both boys mature a great deal through their own experiences with apartheid.
What would you do if your teacher said "Blonde students, come and sit in the front of the room, you will all receive A's this quarter. Red heads come and sit in the middle rows; you will all receive B's this quarter. Brunette's sit in the back, you all get C's this quarter." What would you say? Is that fair? This is the same situation in the book Waiting for the Rain by Sheila Gordon, except blacks and whites are being separated. The novel is based on two boys named Tengo and Frikkie. Tengo lived on Frikkie's uncle's farm. Frikkie often comes and visits, and over the years him and Tengo have become very good friends. The only problem is that they are each a different race. Both Frikkie and Tengo have matured through their experiences with apartheid.

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