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Contrast Mister Leland with Mister Harper. 11. Explain the dilemma of Harry Leland. How does he resolve it? 12. How does the fact that the story takes place in an imaginary state add to the novel's effectiveness? 13. How does Tucker view freedom? 14. Discuss Dymphna and Dewey as guardians of the status quo in race relations. com SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY KELLEY, WILLIAM MELVIN. " Mademoiselle (March 1965). _____. " New York Times Magazine (May 20, 1962): 45. _____. " Negro Digest XVII (May 1968): 10-15.
Explain Bennett Bradshaw's relationship to Christ. 7. How does the South affect the relationship between Tucker and Bethrah? 8. Discuss Tucker as a "primitive" man. 9. Interpret the role of each of the men on the porch. 10. Contrast Mister Leland with Mister Harper. 11. Explain the dilemma of Harry Leland. How does he resolve it? 12. How does the fact that the story takes place in an imaginary state add to the novel's effectiveness? 13. How does Tucker view freedom? 14. Discuss Dymphna and Dewey as guardians of the status quo in race relations.
The fire which destroyed his house and possessions also purified his mind in the sense that he has freed himself. He has become a free man through self-knowledge and action. com Kelley assembles the novel like a jigsaw puzzle. The psychological motivation behind Tucker's actions and the migration is given to us skillfully, in bits and pieces. Each character who narrates a chapter tells a brief section of the central action, which covers only two days. However, each separate chapter is devoted to flashbacks, some encompassing many years.
A Different Drummer by Nathan Garner