Assata: An Autobiography - Chapters 13 and 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13 and 14 Summary and Analysis

In chapter thirteen, Martin Luther King has been murdered and Assata is in shock. It seems a riot is about to begin, and tanks are at the ready. Rioting is not enough for Assata; she wants blood. She is constantly thinking about revolution.

Assata graduates from college and gets married. She realizes after a year that she was not ready for marriage, and he wanted their marriage to be like his parents' marriage. His mother was the homemaker and his father was the breadwinner. Assata then leaves for California where everything is happening.

Assata stays in Berkeley, which is the most radical and progressive place she has ever known. In San Francisco and Berkeley, revolution does not seem too far away, but other, very conservative areas of America could not be forgotten. Assata keeps struggling, not knowing when what...

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