|Plot Summary of Michael's Journal, 1917-1925|
The heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between Michael Cooke Holt, a wealthy New Yorker, and Elijah Broom, a black tent-fundamentalist preacher. Michael records their journey through America between 1917-1925, as they meet historical figures ( Blind Willie Johnson, William Jennings Bryan, ex.) and observe and become part of events (Tulsa Race Riots, Scopes Trial).
This synopsis report prepared by L.M. Young
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|Chapter Analysis of Michael's Journal, 1917-1925|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- general liberal/left wing activism
- minorities fighting for rights
- fighting discrim. (other than racial/gender)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- White (American)
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 7 ()
- New York
- dirty, grimy (like New York)
Small town people:
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
- moving train
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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