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.
The Cinder Yard - Richard Wright and his friends would have play-wars here.
Broken Milk Bottle - Wright describes how, when young, he and his friends tried to have a cinder war with white children, one of whom threw this at him, seriously cutting his neck.
The Kilns - Big Boy hides here, and from this vantage point he sees Bobo tarred and burnt alive by the lynch mob.
Old Man Harvey's Swimming Hole - The chain of killing that forces Big Boy to leave town begins here.
Will's Truck -...
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