Go Tell It on the Mountain is a semi-autobiographical novel by James Baldwin that was first published 1953.
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Here you will find three brief essays on the novel: John's relationship with Gabriel, the characters' differing views on prayer, and John's feelings about white people compared to those of Gabriel and Richard; as well as suggested essay questions for Go Tell It on the Mountain.
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