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Unformatted text preview: wife, still abandoned her when thinking that she belongs to the race that is cursed with the brand of slavery. It was even more heart-broken that in the end, Armands mother was the one who was half African. 3. How does the author mislead us into that Desiree is responsible for the mixed race of the child? Desiree was first an abandoned child. It meant that nobody knows of her origin. Even though she looks white outside but her genes are totally unknown. In addition, Armands mom was actually a mixed and nobody acknowledged that. Armand was born being white because the black gene is dominated. Until the baby was born, realizing it is a quarter-African child, Armand was so disappointed and since Desirees origin is unknown, she was misled and was not able to defense herself. As a result, she was responsible for the mix race of the baby and couldnt say anything. She left in misery and pain that her husband caused to her....
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- Fall '11