All Over but the Shoutin' Topics for Discussion

Rick Bragg
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Is there any significant sense in which Bragg has reconciled with his father? With his idea of his father?

What even drove Mark to become a journalist, and why?

Explain three experiences of Mark's that illustrates his experience with poverty and class in his youth.

Why is the book called "All Over But the Shoutin',"? Where does the title come from?

Why didn't Bragg raise a family? Why didn't he keep any of his girlfriends?

What did Haiti teach Bragg about poverty and human brutality?

Is there anything truly political about All Over But the Shoutin'? If so, why is it?

Explain Bragg's unique perspective on Harvard and the New York Times.

What is the significance of the house Bragg bought for his mother? What did it symbolize? What did it compensate for about their lives? What are the things it couldn't fix? What conflicts did it...

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