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Essay | Coming of Age in Mississippi

Anne Moody
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Coming of Age in Mississippi

Summary: Discusses the story Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody. Questions if Moody had a positive childhood.
During Essie Mae's childhood, many conditions made her young life very difficult. Even though she was a little girl, she had experienced how hard life was for most African American people during those years of segregation. I believe that Essie Mae did not have a positive childhood because she did not have people who influenced her life in a good and positive way.

First, the fact that her father left the house, I think, can be one of the hardest experiences in her childhood. In some cases for a child that can turn into a trauma which can affect his or her future life in a negative way. For Essie Mae it was worse because she knew that her father abandoned the family for another woman; this sent a really bad message and example to young Essie Mae, which are disrespect a marriage and a...

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This section contains 517 words
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