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BLACK BOY BY RICHARD WRIGHT { 1908 – 1960 }
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Book Summary – “Black Boy ”is the autobiography of Richard Wright growing up in 1920’s during the height of racis m and s egregation in America. This book beautifully des cribes his tales of him overcoming his s urroundings to become a writer. He grows up in the deeply s egregated and racis t s outh which dis torts his views of the world and hurts the community
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Click icon to add picture This may s ound cliché, but this quote des cribes how Richard went through s truggles to s ucceed as a writer. “Theme” - “ It is n’t where you came from, it’s where you are going that counts ”. {Ella Fitzgerald}
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Richard Wright : Black Boy “EVIDENCE ” – Richard reads behind Granny’s back even when s he s aid that the books were the devil’s work. While working at a white lady’s hous ehold, the lady as ked Richard why do you bother going to s chool. Richard replied “ I want to become a writer ”. She mocked him
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