Notes on Baldwin's "Go Tell it on the Mountain"

Notes on Baldwin's "Go Tell it on the Mountain"

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Go Tell It on the Mountain explores the Great Migration, a time in American history characterized by a mass exodus of African Americans from the rural south to northern cities. Follow the simple story of a young boy coming of age, a tale that gains complexity as it interweaves with the experiences of his mother, father, and aunt. This concise supplement to James Baldwin book about religion, racism, and familial expectations features summaries and commentaries on each part within the novel. Other features that help you study include *Background on the author *Descriptive character map and analyses *Critical essays on racism, the church, and homosexuality as a subtext *An interactive quiz, plus suggested essay questions and practice projects Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure - you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
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  • Paperback | 87 pages
  • 132.08 x 205.74 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0764586491
  • 9780764586491
  • 2,359,985

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About Sherry Ann McNett

Sherry Ann McNett received her undergraduate degree at Ball state University and has taught English in South Korea and Brazil. She currently lives and works in Indiana.
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Table of contents

Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. PART ONE: The Seventh Day. PART TWO: The Prayers of the Saints. PART THREE: The Threshing Floor. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.
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