Unformatted text preview: his boss’ stereotypical view of black Americans. However his intentions are misinterpreted and the majority of the public falls in love with Mantan. Watching this film, I sincerely believed that Pierre was justified in his creation of such an offensive show because of his desire to satisfy Mr. Dunwitty, but get out of the demeaning job. However, like many people before him, after the show’s success, he let the fame and fortune take over. He refuses to let Manray leave the show simply because he enjoyed the success that the show brought him. The same people who would ignore his “hellos”, “good mornings”, and “how do you dos” would now greet him first with a “Mr.” and a smile. In this situation, Spike Lee conveys the message that many times the right thing is sacrificed for the sake of acceptance into society....
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- Spring '08
- English, Minstrel show, Aamani Chava English