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Unformatted text preview: a good school and she belongs to a middle-class family. Her behavior when she was around James friends, however, was completely different then when she was with her friends. James felt comfortable being with middle class black girl. She, however, never felt comfortable bringing a white, preppy, upper-class guy to meet her friends. It obviously was not socially acceptable around her friends to be with a guy like James. The two of them really liked each other. They displayed their affection for each other when they were with James friends. She liked him a lot and, without the social conflict between their class and race, they would have been a great couple. She, however, let the social pressures of her friends and society control the relationship. The social view of her community was not welcoming of their relationship, so she ended up not welcoming it either....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course SOCY 132 taught by Professor Besecke during the Spring '07 term at Kenyon.
- Spring '07