Analysis Of James Mcbride's Memoir: The Color Of Water

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James McBride’s memoir, The Color of Water, was written in a way that told his life story alongside his mother’s. Their entwined stories helped readers better understand how the effects of both his and his mother’s life changed him. He wrote about the struggles he experienced due to the racial inequality within his lifetime as well as the racial battles his mother faced. Not only did these tales create who he is today, they have entailed a new meaning. They have managed to touch people’s hearts and expose a struggle that has long been forgotten. As a child, McBride knew that he and his family were different. They lived in a black neighborhood with a white mother and a dozen children. The fact that his mother was white created many issues
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