CliffsNotes on Go Tell It on the Mountain explores the Great Migration, a time in American history characterized by a mass exodus of African Americans from the rural south to northern cities.
Follow the simple story of a young boy coming of age, a tale that gains complexity as it interweaves with the experiences of his mother, father, and aunt. This concise supplement to James Baldwin book about religion, racism, and familial expectations features summaries and commentaries on each part within the novel. Other features that help you study include
- Background on the author
- Descriptive character map and analyses
- Critical essays on racism, the church, and homosexuality as a subtext
- A quiz, plus suggested essay questions and practice projects
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About the author
Sherry Ann McNett received her undergraduate degree at Ball State University and has taught English in South Korea and Brazil. She lives and works in Indiana.