Summary Of Alex Haley's Queen '

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Meagan Holloway-Ragland
10/3/14
1st Period
Alex Haley’s Queen
Queen is a three part ministries that depicts the life of a slave, who is half white and half black. Her mother is a slave and her father is a plantation owner. It shows her as she grows up on the Jackson plantation, while the Civil War is gearing up. Throughout this historically accurate movie, she goes through many struggles that she must overcome. Of those struggles, there is the hardship of being of mixed heritage, the struggle of plantation life during the war, and forbidden love between her mother and her father.
Queen faced a lot of trouble because of her mixed heritage. As a child she was bullied by the other plantation children because of her light skin. She had to grow

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