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Billie Holiday's song
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The song is about hating blacks and their
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1.: Billie Holiday's song Stronge Fruits The song is about hating blacks and their gracious killing. It is about the lynching of african Americans. 5. Questions: 1. Why were most lynching victims hung from trees? Would they have died this way had they been convicted of a crime in a court of law? 2. What kinds of fruit do trees usually bear? The tree blossoms, the fruit begins to grow, ripens, and falls to the ground as perhaps the wind blows. On the ground it might be eaten by crows, etc. 3. 3. ✓ 4. ✓ How do we know from the lyrics that the "strange" fruit here means the bodies of lynching victims? 4. Why is it that Southern trees bear the "strange fruit"? 7. Strange fruits 5. What contrast is made between the "gallant South" and the South which bears strange fruit? What is ironic about this contrast? 6. Why do you think the word "lynching" never appears in the song? 7. Do you think the song is more powerful, or less powerful, because its topic [lynching] is implied instead of stated? Becaus of the blood wish is mentioned in the song. And because they sing! black bodies swingig in the southern breeze." Because the crimes took place in the south. It is named gallant, because it's the opposite. It is a sod irony. Lynching means punishing. But they...

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weren't killed because of beeiny bad or something. They were killed because the withes" were frustated: The whites need the blacks to go to america themseves troust slovery. Peepte should not be punished for their skin colour and origin." Therefore this word is probably bypassed. I think that incles the song very popul 1. so that the corpoes could be seen better for everyone and so that the Protopropherse could take better pictures. Some of this murders even turned into postcorels. If it had been punished then, there would have been a few less murders. Then wouldn't howe so many døred to do it. 2 Normally no people hang from the trees but apples, charries, pears and other fruits. However, the process of the fruil as discibed in the everche is the same as with the corpses.

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1.: Billie Holiday's song Stronge Fruits The song is about hating blacks and their gracious killing. It is about the lynching of african Americans. 5. Questions: 1. Why were most lynching victims hung from trees? Would they have died this way had they been convicted of a crime in a court of law? 2. What kinds of fruit do trees usually bear? The tree blossoms, the fruit begins to grow, ripens, and falls to the ground as perhaps the wind blows. On the ground it might be eaten by crows, etc. 3. 3. ✓ 4. ✓ How do we know from the lyrics that the "strange" fruit here means the bodies of lynching victims? 4. Why is it that Southern trees bear the "strange fruit"? 7. Strange fruits 5. What contrast is made between the "gallant South" and the South which bears strange fruit? What is ironic about this contrast? 6. Why do you think the word "lynching" never appears in the song? 7. Do you think the song is more powerful, or less powerful, because its topic [lynching] is implied instead of stated? Becaus of the blood wish is mentioned in the song. And because they sing! black bodies swingig in the southern breeze." Because the crimes took place in the south. It is named gallant, because it's the opposite. It is a sod irony. Lynching means punishing. But they...

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weren't killed because of beeiny bad or something. They were killed because the withes" were frustated: The whites need the blacks to go to america themseves troust slovery. Peepte should not be punished for their skin colour and origin." Therefore this word is probably bypassed. I think that incles the song very popul 1. so that the corpoes could be seen better for everyone and so that the Protopropherse could take better pictures. Some of this murders even turned into postcorels. If it had been punished then, there would have been a few less murders. Then wouldn't howe so many døred to do it. 2 Normally no people hang from the trees but apples, charries, pears and other fruits. However, the process of the fruil as discibed in the everche is the same as with the corpses.