Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry Character Analysis

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Courage doesn 't just help you it can also help other people around you too. Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Mildred D. Taylor uses Cassie Logan as an example of courage, although she has faced many rough and harsh times she has used courage to overcome them. Cassie faces many challenges but some of the ones that stood out to me were, standing up to the teacher when Little Man did not want his book because of the condition that it was in, standing up for herself at the Mercantile when she was not waited on, and T.J when he was not being so nice to Cassie and the Loganś. Cassie was a very smart and intelligent person. She always wanted to know what was going on because she wanted to know if there was something that she could do to help. Cassie could always come up with a way to help…show more content…
Cassie always had a goal in mind to help her family and make them proud of her. Cassie showed that she was courageous because, she stood up for Little Man when he did not want his book because it was tore up, standing up to Mr. Barnett at the Mercantile, and helping T.J. even though he did not know that he needed it. Cassie Logan was a very courageous because she knew the segregation between the blacks and the whites. She made some very powerful changes in her life. When she decided that ¨whites were more important¨ than blacks. When that occurred to her, she was at the Mercantile and Lillian Jean bumped into her, then Lillian Jean blamed her as a result of that, Lillian Jeanś Dad pushed Cassie down on the ground and Big Ma had to stop her from retaliating. Cassie realized that Big Ma was trying to help her not get hurt by Lillian Jeanś Dad. ¨When I pinned Lillian Jean securely beneath me,... I demanded an apology for all the names she had called me, and for the incident in Strawberry.¨ (Taylor, 181) This is why I think that Cassie Logan was the most courageous person in the book, Roll of Thunder Hear my
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