Hang A Thousand Trees With Ribbons Book Summary and Study Guide

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This book is about Phillis Wheately and how she struggled throughout her life to share her poems and to publish them. But her master (she is a slave) and mistress help Phillis overcome many difficult obstacles like letting people know that just because she is black doesn't mean she can't write poems.
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Phillis begins to learn more and more how important freedom is to her and how she doesn't like being a slave. She however, realizes that the master and mistress love Phillis just like a daughter. Now, the only problem is, how will Phillis get freedom without hurting her mistress or master?
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   slavery Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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