Plan B Themes

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Plan B Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

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One of the defining characteristics of Plan B is Himes's use of the grotesque, a mixture of horror and laughter, in his descriptions of the Harlem slum and the upsurge in racial violence. A case in point comes when a black man interrupts a production of Porgy and Bess, attacking the racism in the work: "Why don't you white mothers leave go them slavery-time songs about lazy sinning black people?" The scene degenerates into...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Plan B from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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