Our Time

.. on down to the bank tellers ('I go there every Friday and I'm one of the few black faces she sees all day and she knows me as well as she knows that wart on her cheek but she'll still make me show my license before she'll cash my check')aE(762). This gives reader a sense of the struggles and the discrimination African Americans had to face everyday, let alone living in a dangerous ghetto neighborhood. Wideman begins analyzing himself during a conversation with his mother where she tells him about her troubles. Wideman writes, "listening as my mother expressed her sorrow, the indignation at the way Garth was treated, her fears for my brother, I was hearing a new voice. Something about the voice struck me then, but I missed what was novel and crucial. I'd lost my Homewood earaE(766). Since Wideman did not live at home, he did not fully understand his mother's problems. At the time, Wideman was passive and was tainting the important points his mother had to say with what he thought was true. He didn't grasp that Homewood was becoming a more dangerous place than he imagined. Wideman's mother knew of this even before they moved there and was scared of the influence it would have on Robby. He feels the guilt of not fully


 
 
 
 
 
 



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