Mississippi Trial, 1955 Quotes

Chris Crowe
This Study Guide consists of approximately 95 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Mississippi Trial, 1955.
This section contains 1,478 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Mississippi Trial, 1955 Study Guide

Our way of life is precious. It's the way I live, the way my daddy lived, my granddaddy, and his daddy before him. It's going to be the way you live, if I have anything to say about it.
-- Grampa (chapter 2 paragraph 9)

Importance: Grampa Hillburn has high emotions when it comes to the way of life in the South. Grampa believes that whites and African Americans are not equal, that whites are meant to be the bosses and that the African Americans are meant to be the obedient and hard working people. This is a racist view that goes back several generations in his family and he intends to raise Hiram to be as racist as he is as Grampa finds that there is nothing wrong with this way of thinking.

Son, you don't know some of the uglier things about the South. I want you growing up understanding that all men are free...
-- Harlan Hillburn (chapter 3 paragraph 49)

(read more)

This section contains 1,478 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Mississippi Trial, 1955 Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Mississippi Trial, 1955 from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook