Essay on The Help By Kathryn Stockett

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American author Kathryn Stockett, wrote a 2009 novel called, “The Help.” Kathryn Stockett wrote this story about maids who are African American who work in white people’s households in Jackson, Mississippi during the 1960’s. Stockett also grew up in Jackson, Mississippi and realized that every family that she knew had an African American maid working in their household doing all of the chores. Kathryn’s novel is inspired by her own personal life. I think Stockett was courageous for writing this inspiring story about little pieces of her life that she grew up with while living in Jackson, Mississippi. However, Stockett’s story allowed other people in America to become aware of how badly treated African American people were. In addition, I believe that our country is still divided into divisions, factions, and distinct segments. I think some of these segments would be lower class, middle class, and upper class. According to Boundless, “The lower class consists of those at the bottom of the socioeconomic hierarchy who have low education, low income, and low status jobs.” Many people who cannot receive an education and have some disabilities are the people who struggle to find work and fall into the category of the lower class. Many people or companies do not want to hire these people because they do not have an educational background. The people born into the lower class cannot help that they are born without any money and a disability. The people classified to be in the…

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