White Lilacs By Carolyn Meyer Essay

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White Lilacs by Carolyn MeyerI predict that . . . the Jefferson family will have many more harsh times ahead. I think this because they are already struggling to bring home enough money to get by. And I also think that Henrys attitude will get him in trouble and put more stress on the family.If this was a movie I'd title it . . . Freedom, unless it was narrated then I would use White Lilacs because you would need to here Rose Lee's thoughts to understand the title White Lilacs. I also think that the movie would be more interesting if it was narrated.If you reversed . . . the point of view from Rose Lee to Catherine Jane the story wouldn't be as interesting. This would happen because the story would be about a black community from a white perspective.The protagonist in WHITE LILACS is Rose Lee Jefferson.CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE?The antagonist in WHITE LILACS it the whole white community except Catherine Jane and Emily Frith.CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE?In WHITE LILACS the main conflict is weither the black community in Dentin, Texas will have to move to another place against their will.the secondary conflicts are:- Rose Lee had to learn to set the table right. If she did not she would be fired.- Henry was mouthing off white people. This eventually led to him being tared and feathered. His family had to find a place for him to hide so nothing else would happen to him.- The citizens of the black community (Freedom) had to find a new place to go to school because the white people had burned the colored school down. This happened because of the fact that no people were moving out of Freedom.- Rose Lee's parents had a harder time getting enough money to survive. This is after they moved out of...

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