Moody, Coming of Age in Mississippi
Based on your reading of Anne Moody’s autobiography, answer the following in a well-organized,
formal, argumentative-persuasive essay. 100 points. Suggested length: 4-5 typed, double-spaced
Who was Anne Moody? What was her identity? Why did she write this book? What was her main
argument? For whom did she write the book? How, if at all, was her narrative biased? What does
her story tell us about the civil rights movement in the mid-twentieth century?