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How Is Solomon Portrayed In 12 Years A Slave

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The vivid and accurate scenes portrayed in the film 12 Years a Slave were extraordinary. One scene that I noticed to stand out was when Solomon, also known as Platt, defended himself on the plantation against Tibeats early in the movie. Several of the slaves feared defending themselves due to the punishment that often resulted. Numerous times if a slave fought back against an owner the slave was killed. Solomon showed that an increased amount of abuse would not affect him because he already felt as if he lost everything.
Symbolic Interactionism is something that views one member of a race and manipulates others to view not only that member, but the entire race as the same. In the movie, Solomon was extremely intelligent, so when he attempted
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