Theme Of Racism In The Color Purple

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Racism is the hatred or discrimination of another race just because you believe that they are inferior and that your race is superior. Racism occurred in many different areas around the world even though the amount of discrimination might have decreased yet in some countries it is still present. In Argentina ninety seven percent of the people are white and three percent are the minorities or as most people would call them the “nonwhite groups”. The founders of the nation aimed to make Argentine a white country and that was only going to happen by eliminating those minorities and encouraging European immigration. These minorities were facing a lot of struggles concerning their basic human rights such as going to school and owning ancestral land etc. The idea of racism started in the era of colonialism that started in the 1400s. When the Europeans and the Americans started colonializing parts of Africa, they assumed that they are in fact more superior to the other race since they
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These two novels portray how their childhood, upbringing, and experiences affected their writings. Both To Kill a Mockingbird and The Color Purple expose the readers to a common theme which is racism. To Kill a Mockingbird is a story that takes place in the sleepy Alabama town of Maycomb. Scout Finch the main character and the narrator lives with her brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus Finch, a lawyer and a deeply principled man. It all started when the town of Alabama found itself the spot of the trial of Tom Robison, a black young man who is falsely accused of beating and raping a young woman. Atticus becomes Tom’s lawyer and proves that Tom did not commit this crime that he is accused of yet the juries still blame him for this crime. And while he tries to escape prison for this false accusation he gets shot and
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