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Cry, the Beloved Country  has special significance because it is meant not just to entertain but to  show in dramatic terms a situation to which the author objects, in order to make people think about  this situation and do something to remedy it. It is a commentary on events happening yesterday,  today, and tomorrow. Although the novel's setting is the Union of South Africa, which later became  the Republic of South Africa, it concerns issues that belong to South Africa, the United Nations, and  the world. In 1948, Africa was composed almost entirely of colonies or protectorates of European countries.  South Africa was surrounded by countries ruled by relatively friendly Europeans. Now the former  colonies that have gained independence are ruled by their black majorities.
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