Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa Essay | Student Essay

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Marc Mathabane's Life in "Kaffir Boy"

Summary: Marc Mathabane describes his treatment in 1965 South Africa in his autobiographical "Kaffir Boy." The book provides a look at South Africa's apartheid society of the time.
Think about it. It's around 6:45 a.m. in the year 1965. You are in your house lying on your cardboard bed with your little sister. Your Father is leaving to go to work and your Mother is outside using the outhouse. She runs in the house yelling frantically. There is a police raid taking place just a couple houses down the street. In a few minutes they will reach your house. Are you terrified? Good This is how Johannes Mathabane feels almost every morning of his life. This is your setting. The story "Kaffir Boy" takes place in South Africa and the setting develops dedication in the characters by the way they are being treated throughout the story.

The treatment of Johannes in South Africa reveals his determination by the way he treats the dogs in his front yard outside of his house while they...

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