Kaffir Boy
Kaffir Boy
by Mark Mathabane

Kaffir Boy Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Hunger as a Monster or Bomb
America
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Epigraph?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 36
Chapter 37
Chapter 38
Chapter 39
Chapter 40
Chapter 41
Chapter 42
Chapter 43
Chapter 44
Chapter 45
Chapter 46
Chapter 47
Chapter 48
Chapter 49
Chapter 50
Chapter 51
Chapter 52
Chapter 53
Chapter 54
Characters
Mark Mathabane
Mark Mathabane Timeline
Mama
Mama Timeline
Papa
Papa Timeline
Granny
Granny Timeline
Scaramouche
Scaramouche Timeline
Wilfred Horn
Wilfred Horn Timeline
Andre Zietsman
Andre Zietsman Timeline
Stan Smith
Stan Smith Timeline
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Rules and Order
Rules and Order Quotes
Race
Race Quotes
Tradition and Customs
Tradition and Customs Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Fear
Fear Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Hate
Hate Quotes
Violence
Violence Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Not About Roger Federer
Not About Roger Federer Flashcards
Not About Roger Federer True or False
I'm Better than McEnroe
I'm Better than McEnroe Flashcards
I'm Better than McEnroe True or False
Study Questions
Essay
Kaffir Boy
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
To Ban or Not to Ban?
Researching the Histories Behind Kaffir Boy
Personal Narratives About Race
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop