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The Rights To the Streets Of Memphis

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by ambre lee on 16 September 2012

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Transcript of The Rights To the Streets Of Memphis

Richard Wright Lived 1908-1960
Grew-up in poverty in the south
His father was a sharecropper
Had to move frequently and thus he dropped-out of high school in just a few weeks
Wrote powerful stories and gained respect and recognition Richard Wright The Setting The Setting Tenement Housing More On Setting crowded
located near factories or slaughterhouses
top floors generally cheaper
usually no central air or heating Protagonist "The Rights To the Streets of Memphis" is part of Richard Wright's autobiography
The story comes from his autobiography titled: Black Boy Key Question: How should parents teach kids
to stand up for themselves?
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