Family In The Glory Field

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In The Glory Field a historical fiction novel by Walter Dean Myers, family is revealed in several ways by Malcolm and by Lem’s mother. An example is after Lem has ran away and gotten caught how worried the family is. The family is worried about him getting whipped and his mother is “wondering what the white folks were going to do with Lem for running away”(Myers 18). His mother is worried because this is her son and she does not want him to get hurt. She does not want to lose any of her family because it is irreplaceable. Another time that family is revealed is by Malcom not wanting to leave Shep behind when he has been robbed of his money to get him to the family reunion. Malcolm and Shep were taking and since Shep has no money, Malcolm says
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