Shakespeare's Champion Themes

Charlaine Harris
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Racism

Racism is prevelent in Shakespeare's Champion by Charlaine Harris. In the novel, Lily Bard, the local cleaning woman, discovers the body of Del Packard. Del, a local man aspiring to be a champion body-builder, is found dead in Body Time, the gym owned by Lily's sometimes lover and sensai. Though at first Del's death looks like a horrible accident, in reality Packard was murdered for knowing too much.

Based in Shakespeare, Arkansas, a small town in the south, Lily is aware of an undercurrent of racial prejudice, however she believes that the town is making strides in the dealings between blacks and whites. Though she is not prejudiced in any way, Lily knows that some have been raised differently and need to overcome the deep-seated distrust they have for another race, regardless of their color. The events that take place in her small town, however, lead Lily to...

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