Warriors Don't Cry Storyboard

Warriors Don't Cry Storyboard
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  • Point of View
  • First off, I was born on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7th, 1941.
  • Theme
  • Static Character
  • The Warriors Don't Cry's POV is first person, spoken by Melba Patillio Beals.
  • Conflict: Person v. Self
  • I can't do this anymore! I'm leaving that school and going back to Little Rock.
  • The theme of this story is to value your education, no matter what race, religion, color, etc. you are. Everyone has the right to have an education.
  • Flat Character
  • Grandma India is the static character in the story. She remained the same throughout the book. Grandma India gave Melba good advice and gave her a closer relationship to God. 
  • Antagonist(s)
  • YOU DON'T BELONG HERE! GO BACK TO WHERE YOU COME FROM!
  • White students at Central High kept bullying her such as racial profiling and threatening her. Because of that, Melba felt like she couldn't finish her year at Central High School. 
  • Melba's brother, Conrad, did not play a huge role in the book. Conrad  always was at Melba's side for support.
  • The teaches, students and racists who were disrespectful to Melba, her family  and the other eight African American students are the antagonists.
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