Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
You may have noticed that there's lots of imagery involving the weather in this book. (Not surprising, since "thunder" is actually in the title.) Taylor sprinkles loads of meteorological events thr...
Not many people in the novel have cars. In fact, most of the poor black families get around by foot or with a horse and wagon. The Berrys are lucky enough to have an old Model T Ford, but other tha...
Since he's so concerned with keeping the Logan land, it's not surprising that Papa comes up with a fitting metaphor for the family's relationship to it: the fig tree.He describes it as having "root...
The school bus is one wicked dragon that the Logan children eventually succeed in slaying. No, really. The bus is personified as a "huge yellow dragon breathing fire" (1.68), and is the bane o...
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