|Plot Summary of The Ditchdigger's Daughters|
|"This is a story about a black father with five daughters whose dream it was for them all to become doctors. The book describes tehir upbringing which was most full of studying and participation in the family band. The book culminates in the family's success and acheivement of the "American Dream"."
Dee Cole, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Ditchdigger's Daughters|
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Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)
- story of lower class
The difficult family member
- expects to be obeyed in all things
Subject of Biography
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- 19th century
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- little dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 51%-75% of book
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Yvonne S. Thornton Resident Scholar Profiles|
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