Native Son Study Guide

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  • Available Lessons: 49
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Richard Wright: Biography, Books & Poems

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This helpful literature study guide course offers fun lessons about the book ''Native Son'' by Richard Wright. Access the course whenever you need to refresh your understanding of the novel, prepare for a test, write an essay or catch up in a literature class.
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Ch 1. Literary & Historical Context of Native Son {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[395709].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Richard Wright: Biography, Books & Poems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Native Son: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[353785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[353785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Native Son Historical Context & Publication Date Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Impact & Controversy of Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395713].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395713].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is True About the Story of Native Son? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Native Son Setting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Literary Criticism of Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395719].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395719].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Native Son Adaptations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Racism & Injustice in Native Son: Quotes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Theme of Fear in Native Son: Quotes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Propaganda & Media in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Violence in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Religion in Native Son: Theme & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Blindness in Native Son: Theme & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Naturalism in Native Son: Quotes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Native Son Symbols {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[395739].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Symbols in Native Son Book 1: Fear Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Symbols in Native Son Book 2: Flight Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Symbols in Native Son Book 3: Fate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Native Son Symbols: The Cat Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Snow in Native Son: Symbolism & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Native Son Literary Devices {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[395751].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Tone in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Motifs in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Foreshadowing in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Imagery in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Figurative Language in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Irony in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395763].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395763].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Native Son Point of View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Native Son Characters {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[395767].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Bigger Thomas in Native Son: Character Traits & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Max in Native Son: Character, Speech & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Mary Dalton in Native Son: Quotes & Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395773].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395773].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Mary Dalton in Native Son: Significance & Death Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Henry Dalton & Mrs. Dalton in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Jan Erlone in Native Son: Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Bessie in Native Son: Analysis, Quotes & Death Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Buckley in Native Son Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Native Son Minor Characters: Traits & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Native Son Quotes {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[395795].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Quotes from Native Son Book 1: Fear Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395797].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395797].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Quotes from Native Son Book 2: Flight Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Quotes from Native Son Book 3: Fate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Native Son Quotes About Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Native Son Quotes About Society Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[395805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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