A Little Yellow Dog Themes

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Easy Rawlins is confronted with problems of how to survive and preserve moral integrity in a society without ideals and values. There are racist overtones to his situation, and the morally corrosive effects of racism bring a vital theme to the Easy Rawlins novels. At the same time, the struggles Easy goes through have much to do with the universal theme that human life is precarious. In an inevitably imperfect society, and especially in one as unprincipled as Easy's, hard work and good morals are not enough to ensure anyone a solid foothold. When the novel begins, it seems that Easy has moved up in life to a respectable Board of Education job because of his good efforts and qualifications. It soon becomes clear from a flashback that Easy got the job by the usual means open to him, which is taking advantage of a situation and making...

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