Elbow Room Summary
James Alan McPherson

Everything you need to understand or teach Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson.

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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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Elbow Room Overview

James Alan McPherson constructs twelve separate fictional short stories in Elbow Room with one central theme: the societal experiences of the African American people. McPherson creates a space which allows the readers to step back and contemplate the African American point of view while handing them the mundane aspects of life and relationships to the complexities of interracial coupling and survival in America.

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Elbow Room Study Guide

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