One Day When I was Lost: A Scenario Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

* Style of the book is a screenplay based on Alex Haley's book THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X.

* Dramatic technique for flashback scenes utilizes the rear view mirror of a car.

* The early life of Malcolm is affected by his father, Earl, a preacher who espouses the teaching of Marcus Garvey.

* Malcolm lives through the activities of the Ku Klux Klan terrorizing his mother and eventually destroying his family home and murdering Earl.

* Premonition enters as Malcolm talks with Laura as they walk along the beach when Malcolm relates his dreams.

* Louise experiences the trickery of the insurance company that refuses to pay Earl's death benefit because his death was ruled a suicide.

* Malcolm muses about all the names he has had, each name indicating a different aspect of his life.

* An interracial theme is introduced when Malcolm watches a white woman who reminds him of Sophia.

* Malcolm...

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