Song of Solomon Essay | The Assessment of Racial Relations in Song of Solomon

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The Assessment of Racial Relations in Song of Solomon

Summary: This essay is assessing the portrayal of racial relations in Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon" and relating it to our world today.
In the novel Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison addresses aspects of racial relations within and between communities through the focus on Black American's response to prejudice. Racism is commonly thought to be only between two different races, in this book specifically whites and blacks, but Morrison displays the deep seeded racism within the black man's world in contrast with interracial relations. She uses her mastery of characters, major and minor, to paint a new picture of racism within each black community and between different black communities.

Throughout the novel there is an overbearing feeling of suppression in the black community and in turn a feeling of hate so strong that the reader is revulsed by the bitterness of it. Macon Dead is a unique character in the story. He is a black man that instead of denouncing the ways of the...

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