Run Raymond Run



The first-person narrator, Hazel Elizabeth Deborah Parker, known as Squeaky, is a young girl growing up in the Harlem section of New York City. Squeaky prides herself on her performance on the track and her ability to care for her mildly retarded brother Raymond.


ne conflict was everyone was making fun of Raymond, So the sister has to monitor him and if anyone picks on him, they would have to go through her.


One infrence i made while reading the story was That raymond would become a runner,


One important theme in the story concerns identity, how Hazel develops it with certainty and strength while at the same time being caring and loving to Raymond. She both believes in herself, which is absolutely necessary to constructing a strong identity, yet, not at all selfish, she is...