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Khoa Tran Black Boy By Richard Wright Presentation Project Instructor :Judy Harris English 0305 April 20, 2009
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Major Characters/Places v Richard Wright : The narrator. Black Boy deals with his childhood and young adulthood. v Ella Wright: Richard Wright's mother v Granny: Granny, who sometimes lives with the family. v Father: Wright's father. v School: School is various things
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Introduction About Author Richard Wright One of America’s greatest black writers, Richard Wright was also among the first African American writers to achieve literary fame and fortune, but his reputation has less to do with the color of his skin than with the super quality of his work. He was born and spent the first years of his life on a plantation. Richard Nathaniel Wright was born on a farm in Mississippi in 1908. He lived with his brother, born 1910, his mother, a school teacher, his father, a farmer; and his grandmother, who had been a slave before the Emancipation, became a nurse afterward, and was a devoted Seventh-day Adventist. His father deserted the family in 1913, and they fell into extreme poverty.
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Southern Night the autobiographical account of Richard Wright, begins with his childhood in Natchez, Mississippi. Richard is four years old, living with his younger brother, his parents, and his grandmother who is bed-ridden. In a fit of mischief and spontaneity, Richard sets fire to some white curtains. The fire
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