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Reader's View of the Black Male in "A Lesson Before Dying"

Summary: Essay discusses the reader's view of the black male in "A Lesson Before Dying."

The reader's view of the black male is one of an oppressed male forced to bear the burdens of their ancestors and discriminated and put down to the level of a hog. When Jefferson's lawyer implies that putting him on the death chair would be the same as putting a hog there, he also attacks the whole race of African American when he tells the jury that is could not be capable of murdering someone, he is uneducated and he is a thing that acts on command, a thing to hold the handle of a plow or load your bales of cotton. Even if Jefferson is innocent the jury and judge's plans would have been already to classify him as guilty, because there is race superiority demonstrated in this society at this time. So the jury nor the judge...

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