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English 203Skin-deepIn Herman Melville's "Benito Cereno" this story takes place in adifferent time period, where blacks and whites were not considered equals.(Maybe add what time period you are talking about to make this more clear)just there to serve the Whites and their needs. In "Benito Cereno” there are
many examples of how Melville uses race and ethnicity to show stereotyping.He uses both of these in interesting ways to show his specific purpose thathe wants to portray to us.I think the last two sentences need to be moreclear. What specific purpose does he want to portray to us?
think to yourself be that what a slave is supposed to do? Yes and no, a slavewas used for tasks like agriculture work, or even house work. Generallyslaves were not this close to their master, where they touched them or eventhought of them as a "devoted companion". Because of this, it makes youthink of the deeper meaning of this relationship. What does Melville want you

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