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Richard Wright presentation

Period 6

christine gutierrez

on 17 February 2015

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Historical Impact

Whenever my environment had failed to support or nourish me, I had clutched at books..
Honors and awards
Black Boy (1945)
Native Son (1940)
Uncle Tom's Children (1938)
The Outsider (1953)
The Man Who Was Almost a Man.(1961)
Savage Holiday (1954)
Richard Wright not only gave insight to the struggle of a broken family but he also wrote about the problems some of us face on a daily basis.
He influenced many individuals to see their struggle as a form of motivation and this is why Mr.Richard Wright is a historical image in himself.
Tuesday , February 17, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Birth: September 4, 1908 in Roxie, Ms.
Death: November 28,1960 in Paris, France

Born to sharecroppers (descendent of slaves)
lived in Jackson, Mississippi
In 1914 Nathan (wright's father) left his family for another woman
stayed with his grandmother and aunt.
graduated from Smith Robertson in 1923 as valedictorian
1939 marries Dhima Rose Meadman
As their marriage ends, he marries Ellen Poplar.
he had two daughters.
Richard Wright
Personal life
The life of Mr.wright
Guggenheim fellowship for creative arts in 1939
Story magazine
Spingarn metal in 1941
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