Why does Mae Mobley color herself black in a drawing at school?By the end of the novel , has any progress been made in Jackson toward dissolving racial stereotypes? <ul><li>Mae mobley colors herself black in school because she is confused. BY the end of the novel not much progress was made in Jackson toward dissolving racial stereotypes. But there was little improvement for example blacks were allowed in white libraries </li></ul>
Why is charoltte so offended that lulabelle goes to a DAR meeting? Charlotte is so offended that Lulabelle goes to a DAR meeting because she is colored and she thinks she has no business mingling with the whites
Are the racial stereotypes shown in the novel dead and gone, or do they live on? Can you give any present-day examples of such stereotypes? <ul><li>The racial stereotypes in the novel still live not as much but they are still there. A stereotype that we have now is all black people are loud </li></ul>
How are Minny and Aibileen’s views on white people different ? <ul><li>Minny’s and Aibileen view on whit people are different because Minnny feels white people and blacks should have boundaries as in hugging, eat together,a simply thank you etc. As for Aibileen she is more understanding she doesn’t see nothing wrong with being kind regardless your skin color </li></ul>
Why are the white characters in the novel able to harm black people physically without punishment? <ul><li>The white people in the novel are able to harm black people physically because the whites are superior over them and could get away with what they like. </li></ul>
How does Skeeter’s mom feel about black people? <ul><li>Skeeter’s mom feels that black people are much less than whites and should be treated like they’re less. </li></ul>
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