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Black Boy by Richard Wright is a heartbreaking story an autobiography about boy Richard and his hard life Richard was constantly fighting for food freedom peace clothes comfortable life and he was fighting against racism He didnt have food throughout his life His clothes were shabby and he constantly moved which sort of messed up his schooling He loved reading and learning new things Richard was a real fighter He never gave up He worked hard to make his dreams come true He decided to go to the North and he worked hard for it He took care of his family and brought them with him to the North when he was only eighteen years of age Throughout his life he had learned that only hard and honest work could help make his dreams come true He was proud He didnt let people humiliate him even when he felt dreadful hunger He learned how to move out of way when white people are present but he kept his dignity Basically Richard grew up without parents and thats what made his personality be like it was His father wasnt a role model for him he left him when Richard was only seven Everybody in his family except his mother put him down but he was brave enough to fight back He definitely defeated peoples ideals of what a n is supposed to do This book is beautifully written It shows what black people went thru in 1900s in South It taught me a lot about life and showed struggles people went thru back then I believe that childhood affects on peoples personality and Richard was an evidence Quotes 1 When the neighbors offered me food I refused already ashamed that so often in my life I had to be fed by strangers Pg 86 2 Once again I knew hunger biting hunger hunger that made my body aimlessly restless hunger that kept flare hunger that
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