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Examples Of Racism In The Jungle Book

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While Disney movies are supposed to be family friendly and are assumed to have good intentions, the monster in The Jungle Book is racism based on the history of Rudyard Kipling's writing and the time the book was written, the voices the animals are given in the movie, and the characteristics and the actions of the animals in both the book and the movie. While most viewers may watch this film and focus on the excitement of the young boy, Mowgli, growing up in the jungle, but hints of racism can be seen if certain scenes are looked at with a different angle. If the viewer looks the films as representing America in the early 1900s, he or she can see that the boy represents Native Americans, the tigers and other animals with the dapper English
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