Roll of Thunder Hear Me Cry by: Mildred M Taylor Most Memorable Scene Period 2 Kathy Llivicura
“‘Scuse me, Miz Lillian Jean, but I got a real nice surprise foryou . . . found it just the other day down in the woods.”
Her face paled. Then, red with anger, she stepped daintily across the clearing and struck me hard across the face. For the record, she had hit me first; I didn’t plan on her hitting me again.
I flailed into her, tackling her with such force that we bothfell. After the first shock of my actually laying hands on her,she fought as best she could, but she was no match for me. Iwas calm and knew just where to strike. I punched her in thestomach and buttocks, and twisted her hair, but not once didI touch her face; she, expending her energy in angry, nastyname-calling, clawed at mine, managing to scratch twice.
"you wouldn't, but you're so innocent"
"If you tell anyone of what happened, I'll tell everyone your little secrets"