Discuss Garvey, McKay and Hurston’s attitudes toward white America. copy copy copy copy.docx

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Christopher 1 Keristen Christopher Dr. Henderson English 203- 08 Date: February 21, 2018 Attitudes Toward White America Thesis Statement: In Claude McKay’s, “To the White Fiends,” he abrasively conveys how white people are fiercely violent and possess an evil spirit. His word usage explains how white people give false information to cover up their unrighteous behavior by stating, “be not deceived, for every deed you do” (5). Even with white people justifying their wrong doings they automatically stereotype Negros. His anger is shown when he is insinuating that he is capable of doing the same wrongdoings that the white men do to him and his people. Also that he, too, can be barbaric and out of control as them. In fact, he’s saying that he could do worse; he could kill ten of them for every one of his brothers they killed. It is implied that he is symbolic of a colored person as he refers to “black brothers” and calls himself an “Africa’s son.” However, McKay starts inquiring that violence is not the answer to resolve adversities from white people. That he is God’s given
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