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If Beale Street Could Talk Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of If Beale Street Could Talk

Tish and Fonny are young, black city kids in love, and Tish has become pregnant with Fonny's baby. Things start to go downhill when Fonny is accused of a crime he didn't commit. Can Tish get Fonny out of prison, or is he doomed to be executed?
This report prepared by Judy Berman








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Chapter Analysis of If Beale Street Could Talk

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Inside culture (main char)    -   Black Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Pregnancy/Child rearing    -   Yes Major part of story:    -   dealing with unexpected pregnancy Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Lover is    -   a criminal (possibly)

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accountant Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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