An Analysis Of Anne Moody's The Coming Of Age In Mississippi

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Anne Moody, a young African American woman in the novel The Coming of Age in Mississippi advocates changing the oppression African Americans had to face in her community and in other states. The importance of the civil rights movement sparked a change in her family, social life, her friends and most importantly her identity. The lives that we live depending on our decisions and how we express ourselves are a form of identity. Like Anne Moody, our own beliefs and qualities become recognized when we create this identity. When Anne Moody began adapting to a new life when she became an activist, she began to grow from the events that were in her life; therefore she developed a stronger perception on life. Her identity proposes two questions; as
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