“Blues Ain’t No Mockingbird” by Toni Cade Bambara is a short story about the narrator and her family's life in the deep south. The family must deal with many changes that arise after two men with cameras invade their privacy to make a documentary. This story uses rich language and themes to help the reader imagine what life was truly like for the narrator and Cathy during this difficult time.
Identify literary conflict in Blues Ain't No Mocking Bird by Toni Cade Bambara
MAN vs MAN
MAN vs SOCIETY
MAN vs NATURE
Granny is upset with the camera men who refuse to leave her property.
The cameramen are judging and exploiting the family because they are poor. They make a comment that it is for the country’s food stamps program. Granny gets annoyed because she is hardworking and humble and doesn't want to be stereotyped.
Granddaddy is able to kill a hawk in the air by throwing his hammer at it.