Toni Morrison Recitatif Critical Analysis

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A Socio-Political Analysis on Toni Morrison 's Recitatif The environmental factors such as family, social status and self-discovery can be considered as the primary driving forces of one 's personal development and identity. Other factors like the racial descent, skin color, and language can be considered as secondary determining conditions. Racial discrimination is not unfamiliar to anyone anymore. In fact, it happens all around the world and has existed along with the growing civilization. The prejudice that darker skinned people belong to the lower, if not the lowest class has been part of history and has been the major reason behind the movements against racial discriminations. The civil war between the south and the north began with slavery and inhumane treatment …show more content…

In Parents, Siblings, and Peers: Close Social Relationships and Adolescent Deviance, by Conger and Rueter as cited by Ardelt and Day, the impact of the parents ' behavior in the development of a child slightly weakens upon puberty due to the influence of peers and siblings. There exists a sporadic relationship between the parents and the peers and siblings ' impact on the maturity of a person, and successful adjustment can be highly reliant on the accessibility of emotional support from the family and other groups of people the person interacts (6). The second encounter of the girls, now grown women, happened around their 20s, where Twyla works as a waitress and Roberta happened to pass by with two men, headed to a meeting with Jimi Hendrix. Twyla referred to Hendrix as a "she" and made Roberta and her men laugh. This encounter did not end well because Roberta acted all high and mighty and looked down on

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