This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
America - This country appears as both a place and a concept throughout the book, with the concept being defined by both what it seems to be intended to be - a land of freedom and equality - and what, in Jones' eyes, it actually is - a land of hypocritical racism.
Los Angeles - The name of the city carries with it the aura and energy of dreams and possibility, but for Jones and, he claims, for most of the other blacks there, it is a place where dreams die...
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