Cry_The_Beloved_Country_EssayThe_character_James_Jarvis_c_studies_essays_1071202575

Cry_The_Beloved_Country_EssayThe_character_James_Jarvis_c_studies_essays_1071202575

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Click www.ondix.com to visit our student-to-student file sharing network. Cry, The Beloved Country Essay The character James Jarvis changed greatly throughout the novel, "Cry, The Beloved Country". He was a white Christian man who lived in South Africa during the Apartheid. He was a racist man who didn't want to accept blacks as equals but he did not go as far as killing them. His son, Arthur Jarvis, fought for equality and even built an African Boy's Club. Arthur died in a tragic and ironic way. He was murdered by a young black man who was robbing his house. This boy tuned out to be the son of Stephen Kumalo who is a priest that lives in Ndotsheni. Before his son dies James Jarvis owned a farm above Ndotsheni in the great valley of Umzimkulu called Esquire. He had African Laborers working on his farm. Jarvis never agreed with his son's beliefs. He always talked about how his son "betrayed" him by going off to Johannesburg to fight for the native Africans. Jarvis was working on his farm in the middle of a drought when a police officer relayed the message that announced his son's death by getting shot by a group of young native African men. Jarvis' dislike for the Africans then went to the
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course LIFESCI ls 2 eng 3 taught by Professor All during the Spring '04 term at UCLA.

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