The Black Rose Book Summary and Study Guide

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"The Black Rose" is a superb fictional account of the life of Madame C.J. Walker, the first black woman who attain millionaire status in America. The book uses dramatic settings, interesting characters compiled from the real people in Walker's life, and dynamic and captivating prose to keep the reader glued to the pages.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   businessman Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)    -   Black Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes If this is a culture clash:    -   minority culture living in majority area Ethnic/regional/gender    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   business executive


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Deep South    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   moving train Century:    -   1900-1920's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   26-50% of book

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