Themes In Cry The Beloved Country By Alan Paton

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Segregation and inequalities is being an issue occurring for a long time and as time progresses the rate of racism and inequalities against people from different races continue increasing each time period. Cry the beloved country published by Alan Paton represented messages to the society and people who reads the novel. The concept of the book has several meanings to the readers as it demonstrates the conflict between the people and the country that they are living in. Cry the beloved country is a novel based on racial segregation that took place in South Africa in the city of Johannesburg affecting the lives of the members of the Kumalo Families by the decadence of society and its prejudice hate. The title of the book is very significant, …show more content…
When Kumalo arrives to the city of Johannesburg he observed the damaging because of black unemployment and social racism from the whites to the black people. Kumalo is so frightened to see these events going on in the city because segregation seems to never end. White people want to be apart from black people, segregating as many things as they can, there are segregated buses, schools, however white people have blacks working for them in their industries, raising up their companies, taking advantage which is …show more content…
In comparison as today’s time period, we are living in a world rich of prejudice and hatred taking away people’s freedom and joy. People are treated with lots of inequalities for not being born in the United States or being colored people, however they rely on people who migrates from other countries to raise up industries and fasten up work and products which we use to survive. In addition, in many cases people who hates on others needs them the most, back then in South Africa they hated and demanded segregation as a tactic to keep both races apart from each other or their children, but they still needed their help because they could do the work faster and better than anyone

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