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The Feast of All Saints Themes

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Themes

Prejudice

This story deals with the topic of prejudice in the times of the 1800's. There are many areas where this is boldly described such as Rudolphe's anger because he is unable to vote or even in the language in which derogatory statements are used as easily as a greeting. However, amidst the obvious racisms shown, such as the existence of slavery, there is also subtle layer of prejudice as well, as shown in the treatment of both Anna Bella Monroe and Marie Ste. Marie. In the case of Anna Bella, the colored people of the area treat her poorly and insult her due to her more African physical features. Yet, it is Anna Bella who has won the heart of Vincent, the most honorable of the white gentlemen characters. This attraction is based on her African features, which Vincent finds comforting, as well as her kind heart and...

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