Kindred Character Analysis

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The story of Kindred and the brutal realities of slave life in Maryland during the antebellum stage in America symbolizes another reference to the men, and mentality they became so accustomed too. Between Tom and Rufus Weylin, an interesting and awkward dynamic that continues to fascinate and frighten the reader shows that Rufus tries his best to distance himself from his father’s image, but only becomes closer to it as he grows older. Tom is a promiscuous slaveholder, which although not unheard of in the antebellum south it certainly was interesting considering his wife and her Christian beliefs. Rufus, on the other hand, would become obsessed with a particular woman, or two women, but one personality and complexion. Dana helped to educate,
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