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“How It Feels to Be Colored Me” Discussion Questions. What are some of the ways Hurston makes this more than just the story of a single individual?  How does it go beyond that?

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How it feels to be colored me discussion questions

“How It Feels to Be Colored Me” Discussion Questions

  • What are some of the ways Hurston makes this more than just the story of a single individual? How does it go beyond that?

  • In what ways do the author and her white friend react differently to the music at the New World Cabaret. What does this signify?

  • Describe the author's perspective of contrast between black and white approaches to achieving things in life.

  • What is the point she is trying to make in paragraph 17? Do you think she is right? Why or why not?

  • Recall a time someone made an assumption about you based upon the color of your skin. How did it make you feel? What did you do about it?

  • What role do you think race plays in today’s society?


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