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Has anyone read the novel "The Slave Dancer"? Can anyone tell me what do we learn from this book. Thank you.
Feb 28, 2013 5:39 PM
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This novel has also been the subject of much controversy. Some critics believed it was racist and that it portrayed slaves unfairly, as despairing, weak people unable to fight for themselves, and responsible for their own enslavement. In addition, several characters in the book are racist, and their language and attitudes will offend some readers.From the very beginning of The Slave Dancer, themes of imprisonment and escape are evident throughout the novel.
February 28, 2013
The Slave Dancer is an emotional and revealing novel about the slave trading practices in the southern states of America, before the Civil War, and is a graphic depiction of the atrocities of slavery.
February 28, 2013
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