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"Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear." In Alan Paton’s Cry, the Beloved country,John Kumalo and Dubula are united in their resistance to South Africa’s racial injustices. Kumalo suggests unrealistic solutions while Dubula represents positive change.They are often described as the “heart” and “voice” of the movement for racial equality.Cry, the Beloved Countryis a story about how division and segregation breaks a country. First we must address what the novel is about.Cry, the Beloved Countrytells the story of a father’s journey from rural South Africa through the city of Johannesburg in search of his son. The Zulu pastor, Stephen Kumalo, eventually finds his son, Absalom, who is facing charges for the murder of a white man . The victim was a man who had been a voice for change in South Africa until he had died in a death prison cell. Kumalo eventually finds the father, the victim, whose own goal is to understand his son.
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