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Part II - B Both Wilson and Fugard indict their cultures in Fences and Master Harold in terms of racial prejudice How is the indictment manifested in both plays Are there any similarities andor differences The racial prejudice as exhibited in the plays Master Harold and Fences manifests itself differently within the context of each story The racial prejudice we find within the drama of Master Harold and the boys is quite evident by both the title of the play and the dialogue contained inside the story However the play of Fences although it takes place in a time period of racial prejudice is not about racism directly instead the story deals with a mans decisions that have tragic results In the story of Master Harold we have a play set in the climate of South Africas racist apartheid society A society that taught a seventeen-year-old white boy he could disrespect taunt and be master over two black men This comment of racial prejudice is manifested absolutely and with great emphasis in the attitude of Hally the young white boy Master Harold warns Sam Youre only a servant in here and dont forget it 974 From that point we are bombarded with a diatribe that clearly indicts the racial However when we view the story of Fences the example of racism that we encounter is not as prevalent as the racism we see through out the drama of Master Harold On the contrary we have only one overt conversation that deals with racism and the character of Troy Maxson He is questioning why only the white people at his job drive the sanitation trucks Later in the story we find the character of Troy telling his wife that the boss told me they was making me a driver 1321 Clearly the one instance of racism found inside Fences has a positive and improving outcome In conclusion while both Master Harold
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