Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

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What is a conflict in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry?

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A conflict is Harlan Granger’s dispute with the Logan’s over their land.

A conflict is a struggle between opposing forces.  Since this story takes place during the Great Depression in the Deep South and focuses on an African American family, the main conflicts in this story center on the Logan family’s struggle to maintain the family land despite plantation owner Harlan Granger’s attempt to buy it back from them.  For the Logan family, owning their own land rather than sharecropping on it was a matter of pride.

Once our land had been Granger land too, but the Grangers had sold it during Reconstruction to a Yankee for tax money. ...

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