Like a Winding Sheet has 41 ratings and 1 review. Billie said: This was such a fantastic story, but with an emotionally painful ending. The characters ar. Quan Hugee. Updated 14 November Transcript. Like A Winding Sheet. By: Ann Petry. Group Members: Quan Hugee Jasmine Spooner. LaDayshia Dewer. (); “You look like a huckleberry in a winding sheet. Ann Petry uses foreshadowing and symbolism towards Johnson’s character to show.

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It is all about you and me to make the world a better place to live in today. If we unite in the fight against the oppression and discrimination, then we are surely going to overcome and live in harmony.

Many of the issues presented still exist today. He is oppressed because, despite his leg in bad condition, he is supposed to report to work and do his job as usual.

Like a Winding Sheet

Many people would feel discouraged in the face of oppression and would lose hope in many of his dreams and ambitions. Sabra rated it really liked it Dec 31, They also get tired and need to rest. We all are victims in one way or the other because we live in the world where we have many different types of ethnicity and personalities.


Everyone has seen examples of racism in their lifetime. This he does in pain and the job is tedious without rest in the whole 10 hours. Log In Sign Up.

This magazine may not have been as distinguishable at the time, but its recognition and publication of Ms. Want to Read saving…. There is also another incidence of racial discrimination annn at the all-night restaurant the coffee is exhausted when Johnson turn to fetch is the reach.

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Jan 27, Billie rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The wish to become a professional writer was raised in Ann for the first time in high school when her English teacher read her essay to the class commenting on it with the words: There are always in headlines of news and major discussions on various social media platforms.

Refresh and try again. There is the class of those of who are rich and the poor. Winter Waldo rated it really liked it Dec 17, Young, Working and Black: These people are adamant to accept change for a worthy course. Diane rated it it was amazing Dec 14, In spite of the odds Dani Alves picked the banana and ate it.


Until her death Petry lived in an 18th-century house in her hometown, Old Saybrook. This incident is just one example of many happening in our societies. loke

This cannot be just a mere coincidence because all who were ahead of him was served. There exist many forms of discrimination and oppression in the story “Like a winding sheet”.

Julia Leslie rated it liked it Dec lik, It was not expected because earlier at work place the white lady had called him the same and he manages to control himself. Quincy Lee rated it it was amazing Jun 16, This shows a higher degree of racial discrimination exists in today’s world.

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Critics will always be present, but for the most part, only speak on works or issues that are of significance and importance. He is discriminated by color because he is a black. This was such a fantastic story, but with an emotionally painful ending.