James Mcbride Pride And Prejudice Analysis

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Other people’s harsh perspective of the McBride family affected how James viewed himself as well as others. James’ biracial ethnicity subjected himself and his family to the extreme persecution and racism of his peers. Growing up in New York, James faced a variety of negative opinions and judgements due to the racial prejudices of his neighbors, teachers, and peers. A prime example of said racism can be found on page 102 when James and his mother are returning spoiled milk, "The merchant looked at her, then at me. Then back at her. Then at me again. The surprise written on his face changed to anger and disgust" (102). This type of racism is what James is constantly subjected to on a daily
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