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Answered a Question in Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Tom Benecke uses a typewriter and a pencil to write down research notes in "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket." This is an indication that the typewriter was either the most advanced writing...
Answered a Question in Coming of Age in Mississippi
Moody's choice to take an active role in civil rights activism was influenced by three factors: racial discrimination, her childhood, and her character. Growing up, Moody was a victim of racial...
Answered a Question in Moon Over Manifest
There is a conflict between Abilene and her father, Gideon, over how they should express their love for each other. Abilene expects Gideon to express his love for her by staying with her. She is...
Answered a Question in The Lion and the Jewel
Chief Baroka uses his wisdom, power, and cunning tactics to seduce Sidi into marrying him. Throughout his endeavors, he uses his wife Sadiku as the pawn in the game plan. Sidi, the "jewel," gets...
Answered a Question in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Harriet Jacobs, who used the pseudonym Linda Brent, is the author of the autobiography Incidents in The Life of a Slave Girl. Although we are not told much about the life of the slave girl before...
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