Racial Discrimination In Richard Wright's Native Son
The issue of White-supermacy has been the major problem in the history of United States.It is started from the Era of slavery,the most sensitive Era for African-Americans.Superiority and inferiority are the two opposite words that always has been used together.As if one is superior in rank,colour,nation then he considers others inferior because of his rank and race.And the one who is superior governs over the inferior or suppressed.In America,White community govern over the Black people as they are considered inferior because of their skin.Because of this oppression,segregation,both communities White and Black fail to understand eachothers.And this misunderstanding creates hate between Blacks and Whites. Many Black writers wrote on the themes of racial discrimination.Writers like James Baldwin,Amiri Baraka,Ralph Elison and Richard Wright wrote literature for equality of Blacks.Their struggle for the equal rights of Blacks can be clearly seen in their works.
Richard Wright(1908-1960) was an African-American writer who is famous for his novel, Native Son,published in 1940.He has written many short stories and novels.He wrote his novels on the themes of racial violence.His novel,”Native Son” gave him great success as a novlist.The main character of the novel,Bigger Thomas is a poor black boy who live in a …show more content…
To some extent,White’s dominancy have caused the dominant reaction on the minds of African-Americans.However,this sort of dominancy created criminal behaviour in society that was raised due to suppression.This part of criminal behaviour and dominancy is the basic of the