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Becoming: Plot Summary
Becoming: Detailed Summary & Analysis
Becoming: Theme Wheel
Brief Biography of Michelle Obama
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- Full Title: Becoming
- When Written: 2017-2018
- Where Written: Washington, D.C.
- When Published: November 13, 2018
- Literary Period: Contemporary
- Genre: Memoir
- Setting: Chicago; Princeton; Washington, D.C.
- Climax: Michelle and Barack leave the White House
- Point of View: First-person
Extra Credit for Becoming
Staying out of the race. Despite the fact that she has been involved in politics for many years, Michelle has stated that she has no intention of running for any kind of political office.
Codename. Michelle’s secret service codename is “Renaissance,” which she reportedly adopted after reading that Jackie Kennedy was obsessed with the Mona Lisa.