Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self Topics for Discussion

Rebecca Walker
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Besides race, discuss what causes Walker to struggle with her identity.

Define identity per the themes of this book.

Who is the most influential person in Walker's life? Explain with citations from the text.

What does moving represent to Walker?

What do books symbolize to Walker?

Describe the ironies in Walker's relationship to her mother.

Discuss the progression of Walker's feelings towards her stepmother.

How would Walker story different, had she been born 20 years later? Or 20 years earlier?

Are Walker's romantic relationship helpful or harmful? Support your answer.

Discuss ways you identify with Walker in this book.

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