As discussed in the chapter introduction themes of survival and escape are central concerns in African American urban fiction. After reading the assigned works in this chapter make a list of other recurrent themes. What do they suggest about the effects of urban daily living on city inhabitants?
Please google the assigned reading .. don’t have to use all of them.
Makes Me Wanna holler – Nathan Mcall
Brothers and Keepers -John Edgar
MaMa – Terry McMillian
The zulus Maple valley branch library My mother enters the work force – Rita Dove