Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

What does cotton symbolize in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry?

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Cotton symbolizes the hope for the farmers in the community. For the Logans, the proceeds from cotton insures they can pay the taxes on ther land. For the sharecroppers, a good crop is the difference between getting by and saving some money along the way.... or destitution.

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