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Pride And Prejudice Act 1 Scene 1

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The racism portrayed in the scene where the white, middle class couple was walking down the street and the women saw two black men; and she immediately grabbed her husbands arm for comfort was the first sign of discomfort and fear. Bullock, grabbed her husbands arm, because she automatically stereotyped the two men, thinking they would harm her. Grabbing on to her husbands arms was a sense of safety for her. One of the black men is enraged, by the feeling of being considered a “bad” man because he’s black in a white neighborhood. While Bullock feels threatened by the two men, who simply by their looks of being black. The reason why the one particular black man becomes frustrated is because he feels as though he is constantly put down, belittled
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