1. In the final chapter of Fist, Stick, Gun, Knife, we find that Canada is suddenly in college in Maine: information that comes as a surprise to us. Why do you think that the author chose to withhold all information on how he chose and applied to this college? 2. Fist Stick Knife Gun Chapter 3 Summary. The whole doc is available only for registered users OPEN DOC. Book: Fist Stick Knife Gun. Topics: Summary. Pages: 2 Words: Views: Access Full Document. Please Sign Up to get full document. Access .
Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence Geoffrey Canada adapted by Jamar Nicholas Beacon Press Based on the best selling book of the same name, Fist Stick Knife Gun is the true story of a boy growing up in the Bronx, surrounded by gangs and violence. Mr.4/5. Fist Stick Knife Gun Themes Structural Racism Much of what is difficult about Canada’s neighborhood, and his experience of growing up in it, can be attributed to structural racism.
Geoffrey Canada. Canada is the narrator and central figure of the memoir. He lives, along with his mother and his three brothers, in the South Bronx: a dangerous and complicated environment which he must learn, over the course of the book, how to navigate. May 05, · Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America, Geoffrey Canada’s first published book, is the story of his childhood and youth in the South Bronx. As the subtitle indicates.
Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence is the memoir by Geoffrey Canada that details his coming-of-age in the South Bronx. It follows Canada from the age of four to young manhood and describes the different and increasingly lethal forms that violence takes in his life. Chapter 1 Summary. In this first chapter, we are introduced Canada and his family. Canada lives in the Bronx with his mother and his three brothers: Daniel, John and Reuben. Their father has recently left the family with “no child support, no nothing” (4). Canada tells us that their father was not a bad father, but was never a strong presence in their lives, even when he lived with them.