As discussed in the chapter introduction, themes of survival and escape are central concerns in African American urban fiction. After reading the assigned works in this chapter, make a list of other recurrent themes. What do they suggest about the effects of urban daily living on city inhabitants?

400 words

Please google the assigned reading .. don’t have to use all of them.

Assigned reading

Makes Me Wanna holler – Nathan Mcall

Brothers and Keepers -John Edgar

MaMa – Terry McMillian

The zulus, Maple valley  branch library , My mother enters the work force  – Rita Dove