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All other classes meet at regular time and place.

I. Discuss Moody reading.

Guided Reading Questions:

1. Why does Mama cry every time she is expecting a baby?

2. Describe Essie Mae's nightmare. Why is this the childhood nightmare she includes in her book?

3. Describe Essie Mae's early contacts with whites. How does she learn that whites and African Americans are different?

4. How does Essie Mae learn that is a social construct (that society dictates who is and who is ")?

5. What happens between Essie Mae and Mama as it pertains to church?

6. Who is Mrs. Burke? What does Essie Mae learn from her?

7. Is Essie Mae successful in school?

Seminar Questions:

1. Why doesn't Mama take the money and hat from Essie Mae's dad?

2. What does food symbolize in this book?

3. Why does Miss Pearl hate Mama so much?

II. Exams returned
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11:00 class should meet in CS 108.

12:30 class should meet in CS 108.

All other classes meet at regular time and place.