How does Stacey Logan show courage in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry?

Expert Answers

An illustration of the letter 'A' in a speech bubbles

Stacey Logan shows courage throughout Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Although he is best-friends with T.J., he also isn’t afraid to stand up to him. When T.J. tries to cheat on the test Stacey’s mother (their teacher) gives the class, Stacey takes the blame because of his honor. After he is punished, he goes to find T.J. to fight him. When T.J. gets Stacey’s mother in trouble for crossing out the profanity in the textbooks they got from the white school, Stacey stops speaking to him, and the rest of the school follows suit. Stacey goes with his father and Mr. Morrisson to Vicksburg, even though it’s dangerous, not only to help but also to learn. And, at the end of the book, when T.J. is in grave danger from the lynch mob, Stacey stays nearby while his siblings run for Papa.

Stacey shows courage by standing up to others and protecting his friend.

Stacey stands up for himself and what he believes in.  He...

(The entire section contains 2 answers and 533 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this answer and thousands more. Enjoy eNotes ad-free and cancel anytime.

Start your 48-Hour Free Trial
Approved by eNotes Editorial Team

Posted on

An illustration of the letter 'A' in a speech bubbles
Approved by eNotes Editorial Team

Posted on