|Plot Summary of Cane River|
|"The author fictionalizes actual events of her Afro-Creole family in Cane River of Louisiana. Four generations of women make the most of their enslaved lives enduring both rape and true love with white slave owners. There is a dignity about these women who stand up for their rights and the rights of their children to not only be free but to be recognized for their talents and to assure economic security."
Dera Williams, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Cane River|
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- minorities fighting for rights
Inside culture (main char)
- story of the poor
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- long lived adults
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an above average amount
- Deep South
- fancy mansion
- mostly 3rd
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- rape/molest (yeech!)
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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