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Maniacmcgee - 1 .One Westend.However, timesinthebookwhe

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1. Maniac Mcgee definitely wants its readers to talk about racial issues. One  of the largest themes in the book is the division between the East and  West end. However, one issue that came up in our group’s discussion  was how Maniac doesn’t acknowledge these issues at first and there’s  times in the book when you don’t remember if a character is white or  black or it hasn’t even told you yet. Maniac even says he doesn’t see  black, but he see’s all kinds of other colors and he looks at his own skin  and see’s many colors but not white and hopes he’s not white because  white is so boring. It’s at the end when the strongest racial issues come  out because Maniac is living with the McNab’s when they build their  shelter for the war against the black community and Maniac brings Mars  Bar over to the white side to see both the good and bad side of the white 
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course ENGL 333 taught by Professor Jaxon during the Fall '10 term at CSU Chico.

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