Rascism in Gone With the Wind

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Rascism in Gone With the Wind I’m not sure wether Gone With the Wind actively promotes rascism, but I can understand why many people get upset over the issue or rascism adressed by the film. Certainly there are some disturbing images. The one which fist comes to mind is the scene where the women are sleeping, being fanned by numerous slave children. Of course, I think something about sexism could also be said about that scene, and the fact that women are portrayed as being weak and easily tired, but I want to focus on the rascism. In that scene, the rascism of the society was made obvious. Another scene which comes to mind is that which displays slaves in the fields, and the lines, “Quittin’ time!,” and, “ I’s the forman, I’ll says when it’s quittin’ time. Quittin’ time!” In this scene the issue is the insinuation that the slaves were stupid, and that they were somehow in their correct place. I think the most important issue to adress in both scenes is truth; because if we’re
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