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Brown Girl Dreaming | Study Guide

Jacqueline Woodson

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Overview

Author

Jacqueline Woodson

Year Published

2014

Type

Novel

Genre

Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

Brown Girl Dreaming is written in the first-person point of view. The perspective is that of the author, Jacqueline Woodson, as she narrates the events of her childhood.

Tense

Jacqueline Woodson wrote Brown Girl Dreaming in past tense; she reflects on the important events of her childhood.

About the Title

The height of the civil rights movement occurred during Jacqueline Woodson's childhood, and the title Brown Girl Dreaming highlights the influence race had on her experiences. Additionally, the word "dreaming" refers to the author's dream of being a writer and making her place in the world.

Summary

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