Objects & Places from Black Boy

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Object Descriptions

School - This means various things to the young Wright: it is a place where he has the opportunity to get away from his family and learn, but it is also a place where he has to gain the respect of his peers.

Church/Religion - This is the primary way that Wright's granny and mother use to discipline him.

Beale Street - This place was viewed by the family as a den of sin. However, when Wright leaves home he is drawn to it, and meets Mrs. Moss and Bess, his landlady and her daughter.

Hospital - In this place, Wright is a custodian working with a few friends, specializing in preparing animals for experiments.

Communism - It is here Wright realizes that not everyone is racist, and that some people have the drive to realize their full potential as humans.

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