Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry Analysis

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Courage is resistance to the fear that surrounds you. Throughout the book Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor, uses Cassie Logan as a character that displays courage and stands up for what she believes in no what challenges come her way. Cassie reveals her courage by standing up for Little Man, and saying that she´ll hurt whoever hurt Papa, and standing up to Mr. Barnett. Cassie is a smart, sassy and outspoken girl, her personalities help her achieve her convictions. Would you ever stand up for your brother or sister even if you knew that you would get in trouble? Cassie knew the consequences of standing up for her little brother, Little Man, but she did it anyway. At the beginning of the book Miz Crocker, Cassie´s teacher, gives the kids each a book that was very dusty and worn down. Little Man waited anxiously for his own special book. He looks down at his book in complete disgust. Little Man is such a neat-freak, so he hated the condition of the book. He got so frustrated at the book and Miz Crocker that he slammed the book to the ground. He says that he is very unhappy with the book he was given. Miz Crocker sees this and says that he would get a wopen. Cassie realizes that she should stand up for Little Man because on the inside she was feeling it too and he is her little brother after all. Cassie says, ¨Miz Crocker, I don 't want my book neither.¨ (Taylor, 27) Cassie knew she couldn 't just sit there and watch Little Man get humiliated in front of
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