Cold Sassy Tree Essay | Essay

Olive Ann Burns
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Cold Sassy's Different Views of Racism

Summary: Explores racism in the novel Cold Sassy Tree, by Olive Ann Burns. Details the many different forms of discrimination that can be found in the book.
Cold Sassy's different views of racism

There are many types of discrimination in the story Cold Sassy Tree and in the society we live in today. In this novel, which is set back in the early 1900's, the residents of Cold Sassy are prejudice against the Milltown people. As in the society we live in today, the people of Cold Sassy also discriminate against the blacks. They also discriminate against Miss Love Simpson, a lady from Baltimore.

The people of Cold Sassy are wealthier and more educated then the people of Milltown. This is why the residents of Cold Sassy dislike the residents of Milltown. They feel as if they are higher class or are too good for the Milltown people. People of Cold Sassy call the Milltown people "lintheads" and look down on them as poor and uneducated people. Will Tweedy the narrator of the novel, however...

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