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Essay | A Soldier's Play

Charles H. Fuller
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A Soldier's Play

Summary: Race and the subserviant role blacks played in World War II are key themes of "A Soldier's Play," by Charles Fuller.
Throughout A Soldier's Play, there is great emphasis on race and the role of blacks in the war and their service in the army. During the war African Americans had specific jobs and tasks to perform, all of which did not involve combat or fighting for their country. The black soldier's faced many struggles during the war that categorized them as useless, which many African American soldiers despised. The military through out the war always managed to find useless objectives for black soldiers to complete. In the book A Soldier's Play they had a saying for the jobs and tasks that the African American soldiers had to do, "Let the great-colored-clean-up company do it! Our motto is: Anything you don't want to do, the colored troops will do it for you!" (Cobbs pg. 38) This had a great affect on the whole play and how it was interpreted...

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This section contains 892 words
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