Coming Of Age In Mississippi

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The Coming of Age in Mississippi, is the autobiography of Anne Moody's life and personal of her experience growing up poor in the south. The story is about a young black woman coming of age and the racism she encountered in the southern town of Centerville, Mississippi. The basis of this book is inferred from the constant indignities she suffered personally, as well as what she saw other Blacks suffering too. Her argument was that …

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…book describe her people's fight for freedom. Basically, the book keeps the reader interested in the story but then ends with no real answer to Gene’s question of “We’re gonna get things straight in Washington, huh?”(348). Anne Moody ends the story with a hoping reply of “I wonder, I really wonder”(348). It is this her way of a great ending, purposely cut off, to express that the movement is not officially over today.