The Secret Life of Bees Essay | Essay

Sue Monk Kidd
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The Civil Rights Theme in The Secret Life of Bees

Summary: Reviews The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd. Analyzes the civil rights theme in the novel. Discusses race issues in the American South during the 1960s.
Secrets Under the Skin

Over the summer I had the opportunity to read The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, which is a heroic story that's based around the adventures of a young girl named Lily, and her stand-in-mother Rosaleen. Throughout the entire novel the author hints at something that is so often taken for granted in our society today. The way that black skinned people were treated during the whole book was absolutely absurd and could not go without being noticed. The segregation of blacks in Sylvan, South Carolina in 1964 was horrific and it makes you really think about the color of your skin. It shouldn't matter what color your skin is, everyone is equal and should be treated so.

With Rosaleen being a black women it was very easy to notice all of the unnecessary comments and actions that were inferred about her throughout...

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