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    portrays an african american family’s hardships against powerful white landowners and family tragedies. All in the perception of the strong-willed Cassie Logan. Let the Circle be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor is an enjoyable book with engaging characters, unpredictable plots, and an amusing genre. Mildred D. Taylor did a wonderful job creating the characters. The characters in Let the Circle be Unbroken portrayed the time frame perfectly. The book was written in the mindset of Cassie Logan. Cassie Logan

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    Sometimes you have to do things you don’t want to, but it really takes courage to get through it. In the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred D. Taylor, Cassie Logan is a very sassy, outspoken eleven year old girl that, in my opinion, is the most courageous character throughout the novel. Some things that made Cassie courageous was that she stood up for Little Man, her little brother, at Great Faith Elementary School, stood up for her and Stacey, her older brother, at the mercantile, and

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    crazy day just like that? In the beginning of the storey song of the trees by Mildred D. Taylor, its starts off with the children going out into the forest to go collect their milk and eggs. This storey represents that people should stand up for what they believe in. It’s good to stand up for what's right. “Over the stumps. Past legs and threw legs he dashed, but in the end there were too many lumbermen for him.”(Taylor 38) Also, little man had taken off his clothes and grabbed a stick and whacked

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    tension town? In Strawberry, Mississippi, Cassie and heir family are going through all the stages of racism. Cassie is experiencing and learning all the different aspects of being in the middle of a racial war.Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor is a novel about a family going through the many ups and downs of living in a white neighborhood. Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry is educational for middle schoolers to read and learn about its character, plot, and style. The characters in

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    “The weather is God’s reaction to our fate” voiced an anonymous person. In the historic fiction novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor, a young black girl, Cassie Logan, frequently uses weather references while describing the racist and prejudiced problems she faces in her 1930s world. For example, Cassie describes the rain coming down heavily as she walks to school, angered by the fact that the white kids get to ride a bus. On one particularly rainy day, Cassie describes the rain

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    Mildred D. Taylor’s award winning book called “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” expresses many themes dealing with the struggles African Americans faced during the early twentieth century all throughout the story. One of the most crucial themes Ms.Taylor integrates in her story is race. The message/main idea of race in “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” is proven through the story elements Mildred D. Taylor utilizes. Those elements include story structure, conflict, characterization, and climax and resolution

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    against racism and prejudice during the 1930s in Mississippi. The author, Mildred D. Taylor, uses weather—specifically thunderstorms—to foreshadow significant events throughout the novel. During the rainy season, the Logan children along with their friends walk to school while the white children have the luxury of a school bus. However, the white children abuse their privileges by splashing the black children with mud. Taylor uses the weather to foreshadow the event of the school bus getting stuck

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    Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry

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    discovers the cause of his discontentment and comes to his rescue by saying: “See, Miz Crocker, see what it says. They give us these ole books when they didn't want 'em no more” (Taylor 26). Upon looking at the book and seeing the disparaging remarks Cassie's teacher simply responded, “That's what you are,” (Taylor 26). That simple remark showed the attitudes of many blacks regarding the issue of segregation and discrimination. They had become used to it and it simply became a way of life.

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    In Mildred D. Taylor’s award winning novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, there are many themes that take place. For the African-American family that lives in Mississippi that the novel is about, this is what determines whether or not they will live the rest of their lives or die before sunset. One of the most prevalent themes in this novel is discrimination. A way that Mildred Taylor shows discrimination is right away. In the beginning of the book, Little Man asks Stacey why the school bus tried

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    "You see, Cassie, many years ago our people were first brought from Africa in chains to work as slaves in this country," said mama. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, written by Mildred D. Taylor, takes place in the country area of south Mississippi. Cassie and her brothers each face challenges with segregation and themselves. Being humiliated because they are black and facing nightly burnings is two of the major events that take place. The two elements would include conflict and foreshadowing. The conflict

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