Mr. Granger threatened the Logan’s by saying he would take there land and by saying he will make other families pay. … Granger the challenge of having to get the Logan families land.
Why does Mr Granger want the Logans land?
Granger primarily wanted the land because he believed it rightly belonged to his family (Reconstruction polices not being particularly poplular with the defeated Southerners), and he probably did not like the idea of Negroes owning it. The Logans want to hang on to the land at all costs.
Why did Mr Granger visit the Logans?
He wants to get at the Logan family anyway he can, in order to stop the shopping in Vicksburg. He also wants the Logan land very much.
Why did the Logans start going to Vicksburg?
Avery also says that they don’t want their families shopping there. Not only is the Wallace Store an unsavory place, but they also discriminate against black customers and treat black people badly. That’s why the Logan family makes the overnight trip to Vicksburg to shop. People there treat them better.
What does Harlan Granger do?
He owns the land that the Wallace store is on, so has them firmly in his pocket. He is also influential enough to mount opposition against the Wallace store boycott (since part of the lost proceeds would affect his bottom line, too). If this were a Disney movie, Granger would definitely get his comeuppance by the end.
Why does Cassie feel sorry for TJ?
Cassie feels sorry for T.J. because when he leaves, he keeps looking back as if he wishes that he could stay or because he wants more attention.
Why does Mr Avery drop out of the boycott?
It’s too much pressure for the men and they have to back out of the boycott. Both men want to participate but recognize that if they do so, they’ll have to endure things that will be extremely bad for them and for their families. So ultimately, they back out.
What was TJ’s punishment for getting Mama fired?
What was T.J.’s punishment for getting Mama fired? Cassie punched him. Everyone stopped talking to him. He was kicked out of school.
Why does Mr Jamison make an unexpected visit to the Logan’s house?
Why does Mr. Jamison come out to the Logan farm? He wants to warn the father that one of the Wallaces is threatening to put an end to the Vicksburg shopping trips.
Who is Mr Barnett in Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry?
Mr. Barnett owns the Barnett Mercantile, the shop in Strawberry that the Logans visit and that T.J. and the Simms brothers rob. Mr.
Why does Stacey not like Mr Morrison?
Why does Stacey feel some resentment toward Mr. Morrison at first? He is angry because he feels that it is his job to protect the family while his father is away.
Why does Mr Logan say in this family we don’t shop at the Wallace store?
Papa said, “In this family we don’t shop at the Wallace store.” Why did he say this? There is drinking and dancing in the back room of the store, and he doesn’t want the family involved in that. There is a lot of candy. The Wallaces owe them money.
Why did TJ get so upset with Mrs Logan?
He is driven by his own need for acceptance and approval. This leads him to campaign against Mrs. Logan, not because she is ineffective as a teacher or dangerous in any way, but because she failed him twice in her class. He resents the grade and gets revenge on her to make himself feel better.
Why did Cassie cry at the end of the story?
Cassie cries for T.J. at the end of the book because even though she does not like him, she is sad that he will be on the chain gang for crimes that he did not commit.
Which event did Mr Granger’s smug secretive smile foreshadow?
Mr. Granger’s smile foreshadows that he has a plan in mind to hurt the Logans.
What is Mrs Logan’s first name?
Mary ”Mama” Logan
For most of the novel, she is a teacher until she is fired for teaching outside the very old textbooks given. She is protective of her children and helps instigate the Wallace Store boycott.