Great Books: Native Son DVD

Discovery Education

$49.95 $69.95
SKU: DC773465
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 2004

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Teacher's Guide
Free Resources
Marc Record

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An introduction to author Richard Wright and to the story told in his literary portrait of racism in America, Native Son. Authors and scholars discuss the two murders and the symbolism behind the fate that white lawyer Bigger meets when he is thrown in jail.

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