BS 5 reaction essay-1

BS 5 reaction essay-1 - Kindred Octavia Butlers Kindred,...

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Kindred Octavia Butler’s Kindred , displays how people shape society and how society shape people. White people divided themselves from “negroes” which resulted to the corruption of power, the presence of racism, and the existence of slavery in the 1815 setting. The racial rules that society enforced came along with consequences and punishments of norms when they were broken. The different social statuses that were labeled during that time limited relationships, individualism, and freedom. As the white individuals dominate society, their ideology was that black individuals were property and they were inferior. As Dana was forced to live in the past as a slave, she experienced the inequality and the affects of society but was helpless because her family and her life were on the line. During the 1815 setting, there was an ideology of white people being superior and “negroes” being inferior; whites were in charge of blacks as they kept them all in control with abusive physical punishments such as being whipped and beaten as well as heartbreaking emotional punishments
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course BLACK STUD 5 taught by Professor Mccauley during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.

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BS 5 reaction essay-1 - Kindred Octavia Butlers Kindred,...

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