Celia A Slave Analysis

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Celia’s story derives from the nature of the specific issues and reveals her case by showing her relationship of race, gender and power in the antebellum South. Sixty-years old, widow, slaveholding farmer from Missouri, came to purchase a slave. One the way back to his form, the sixty-year old, owner raped the girl named Celia who is fourteen years old slave. Her sexual relationship continued by her owner and another slave. Then one day, Celia killed her master accidentally in the process of attempting resist from his sexual demands. Celia a slave argues that Celia’s case renders us important point about how enslave women protect themselves from sexual exploitation and the gender and racial oppression. There might be some people who believe that race and gender issues are separate from the personal and the political problem. However, I personally disagree with the above idea because I think these issues are continues to grapple and both still remain major factors in the distribution as power within modern society. It is because race and gender issues are deep-rooted in our society through their dark story and it also has been relevant to our social even now. The treatment of slaves in the United State varied by time and place, but was usually brutal and degrading. The mistreatment…show more content…
The social didn’t want mix people to get in to the white society. Furthermore, many people have been taught that because the white people scared that mulatto children motivated from the abolitionist who want to help free black from slavery. Plantation owner were also fearful about their lives from a violent rebellion, so much so that they create slave codes, which restricted enslave people’s behavior to control their action and forbade them to make a chance of an uprising. It also legally defined as slaves children born to slave mothers, event when fathered by free
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