What does the backdoor of Pichot’s symbolize for Grant?
please write in paragraph form
English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11:06pm
Sorry -- but my ESP connection is down tonight. I have no idea what Pichot's is nor who Grant is.
english - Derpy, Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:23am
i googled pichot and grant. is your book a lesson before dying? you might want to include that in your question.
i've never read the book, so i referred to sparknotes. here's a paragraph i found.
"Gaines shows how racism pervades every nook and cranny of society, grinding down black people in everyday interactions. Black people are made to feel their inferiority when they are made to wait at a white person’s leisure, forced to enter through the back door of a white person’s house, or treated shabbily by a white salesperson. When Grant must enter Pichot’s house through the back door, it is a symbolic reminder of the days of slavery, when slaves could never approach the front door. When angry, the black Reverend Ambrose wields his power over Grant by calling him “boy,” using one of the pejorative terms usually employed by racist whites when referring to grown black men. Gaines suggests that such small moments of subjugation are impossible to shake off because of their cumulative oppressive effect."
it should help you with writing your paragraph.
english - Shan, Monday, October 15, 2012 at 1:14am
I need the anwsers in a paragraph formation