Black boy by richard right?
Identify and describe the incident that shows Richard believes he cannot completely escape the South and the effects this incident has on him.
the answer to this is not in my book(i have a different copy)
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Black Boy by Richard Wright
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SHORT PLOT / CHAPTER SUMMARY (Synopsis)
Richard Wright starts his autobiography Black Boy with an incident from his childhood. At the age of four, Richard is in the home of his grandmother when the latter fell ill. As the old lady lies in bed, Richard and his brother are confined within a room and forbidden to make noise. Trapped within the four walls of a room, Richard playfully sets fire to the curtains in the room. The whole house is soon on flames. The inmates of the house are saved on time but Richard hides himself inside a brick chimney in order to escape punishment. He is finally rescued, but remains sick and in bed for a long time.