Thursday, January 31, 2013

Black Boy--chapters 5 & 6

Poverty, religion, racism, family: each of these forces plays a large role in Richard’s upbringing. Arguably, each is a source of oppression for him, an active presence which keeps him from developing as an independent, functional human being. For today’s entry, write a one- to two-page essay in your journal explaining briefly how TWO of these forces restrict Richard’s life. What effect do they have on him personally?