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

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Kaffir Boy

Summary:

KAFFIR BOY

by: Mark Bathabane


WHAT TYPE OF PERSON IS THE PROTAGONIST"

Mark is a strong determined young black boy. He grew up in the ghettos of Alexandrea. He lived in a small shack with his mother, father, and 7 brothers and sisters. His family had a very hard time paying the rent and having enough food for the family to eat let alone afford to pay their children's school expenses. They lived under constant police terror and the threat of deportation to impoverished tribal reserves.

Mark was one of the brightest students in school. Many opportunities came along his way, opportunities that didn"t come often to black people. Being the brightest and able to speak the English language fluently he was able to meet many important rich white people who wanted to help him with his school expenses. Soon they wanted to help his whole family when they heard the sad true...

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