Essay about Sweet Potato Pie

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Eugenia
Collier

Sweet
Potato
Pie

Eugenia W. Collier is an AfricanAmerican writer and critic best known for her 1969 short story "Marigolds", which won the Gwendolyn Brooks Prize for Fiction Award.
Born: 1928, Baltimore, Maryland, United
States.
Books: Breeder and Other Stories.
Education: University of
College
Park,
Columbia
Howard University.

Maryland,
University,

Building
Backgrou Sharecropping nd  This was a farming system practiced in the South in years between the Civil War and the
World War II.
 Landowners allowed formerly enslaved people to live on and farm a portion of their land in return of ½ the crop.
 If Landowners would supply equipment, seeds, and animals sharecroppers only keep 1/3 of the crop.
 The sale of
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Moreover,
Buddy gave a kind of an image how does look like being in a city. He made the reader ready to understand the difference between where the 2 brothers were brought up and where they both live now.

Exposition
..

Rising
Action
..

Right after the nice exposition Collier made, the rising action starts with a
Flashback. The rising action of this story starts when Buddy, the main character, goes back with memories into his boyhood. He remembers

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