Analysis Of Kate Chopin 's ' Desiree 's Baby ' Essay

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Every day there is a baby born with either a different colored skin, squinched eyes, or with deformity. Due to these or other reasons, many parents decide to give up their child or make them feel inferior which makes it an act of discrimination. Kate Chopin’s short story, “Desiree’s Baby,” is a story mainly about racism, and it talks about how racial prejudice can affect a child. Racism is the belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another or defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary as “poor treatment of or violence against people because of their race.” Racism may be described as the hatred of one person by another because of skin color, language, culture, place of birth or anything that reveals the basic nature of that person. The belief that another person is less than human because of their race is defined as racism, and it results in racial prejudice, unfair treatment, or discrimination. There is no reason or excuse for treating someone badly due to their racial differences. Having a different skin color doesn’t make you any better or less of a person (ADL,1). A big example of racism would be Hitler’s attempt to exterminate the Jewish population in Nazi Germany, known as the Holocaust. The Nazis believed that the Germans were “racially superior” to the Jewish population. During the Holocaust, the Jews were the primary victims of Nazi racism but the Germans also targeted other groups because of their racial differences. Hitler ordered that all the…

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