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This tenderness is most clearly evident in his affectionate family portraits. For example, Black Is Brown Is Tan describes the everyday experiences of an interracial family. The collection begins by focusing on the wide spectrum of colors apparent in family members, then expresses delight in every hue, and concludes by focusing beyond color to encompass a family’s delight in each other. Other poetry collections include this theme. The interrelated poems in All the Colors of the Race center on an individual, interracial child’s thoughts as she explores her sense of identity through her family’s background.
He led the United States during the darkest days of the Great Depression through much of World War II until his death from lung cancer while still in office. John Huston (1906–1987): This American filmmaker left an indelible mark on American cinema as a director, writer, and actor. Among his films were The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), and The African Queen (1951). Joan Didion (1934–): This American novelist and essayist is considered a leading example of personal journalism.
Agee would continue to write poetry throughout his life, and the poems were published after his death in The Collected Poems of James Agee (1968). In 1936, Fortune sent Agee to Alabama to study the Southern farm economy and write a documentary series about the daily life of a sharecropping family. Sharecroppers were tenant farmers who were supplied with land GALE CONTEXTUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE James Agee and tools by the landowners in exchange for a share of the crops. During the Great Depression, most sharecroppers earned no more than a few hundred dollars for their crops and were often left destitute after paying their bills.