The Little Magic Of The Fairy Tale ( Ellison ) Essay

2080 Words May 2nd, 2016 9 Pages
Ralph Ellison once said, “There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale (Ellison).” With the help of great sociological researchers like Dorothy Robert and Michael Root, this paper will expose some of the sociological fairy tales that exist here in today’s society that have been perpetuated for decades. Many times, there are issues that people of a particular demographic suffer because of characteristics of themselves that they either did not chose or those from which these sociological victims cannot escape, but it is the undying hunger to dissect these problems that is the only remedy for these ongoing struggles. More specifically, as a newly growing sociologist and medical school prospect, it is intriguing to see the many gaps that separate the equal plain of the availability of healthcare, as well as the treatment of patients here in the United States with these gaps being because of different demographics that one simply cannot control (Root). While some natural scientists attempt to justify these gaps by stretching genetic truths by, many sociologists debunk these well fact-based lies with the idea that race does not exist in the first place. With this in mind, why should be people be limited to resources on the basis of a notion that is just as imaginary as a princess being trapped in a castle by a fire…

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