Violence In Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life Of Bees

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Violence in literature reflects reality while offering a productive and secure place to explore difficult questions. The Secret Life of Bees is an astonishing and endearing novel about prejudice, appreciation, and acceptance of a young girl named Lily and her nanny during the early 60's Civil Rights era. Each character in the novel reveals how the American south forcibly came out of the 'separated but equal' middle ages, the struggle surrounding slavery and the attempts at abolition. In the past, many people has challenged this book due to violence, profanity, and radical discrimination. Others have decided to qualify it because they believe that violence has played a great role in history and that it is essential to learn from it. believe that violence is destructive, brutal, and cruel, some believe that violence is part of life. Although, there has been many controversies and doubt as to whether or not to banThere has been many people believe that incorporating violence is not the solution to get a message across the audience, some believe that violence is part of life and that it is essential to learn from it. Violence is exposed throughout Sue Monk Kidd's novel,…show more content…
The book contains information about Jim Crow laws and experiences of African Americans through each character which helped captivate and draw the audience in by helping the readers to understand the fear and dangers of racial inequality. A controversial book, such as The Secret Life of Bees, can be viewed as a platform to launch discussions. With an open discussion, students and teachers are able to learn tolerance, empathy, and the historical society from understanding the different points of
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