Coming of Age in Mississippi Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Anne Moody
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Examine Moody's upbringing and write 500 words about how her upbringing molded her into the strong and pro active person that she became.

Essay Topic 2

Choose one of the demonstrations Moody describes in the book and examine how impact this event had on the Civil Rights Movements as a whole. What was the public's initial reaction to the demonstration? What media attention did it receive?

Essay Topic 3

Compare Moody's character to her mother's character. What are their similarities and differences? What did Anne learn from her mother? How did Anne's mother's situation and personality motivate her?

Essay Topic 4

How did the Civil Rights Movement improve life for Afro Americans? What was life like for Afro Amaerican before the Civil Rights Movement?

Essay Topic 5

Write a 500-word essay revolving around the following the following statement: Though the Civil Rights Movement was an esssential part of creating a better...

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