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Racial Concerns in Cry the Beloved Country In the story Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton depicts about Ablsom Kumalos search for his son in Johannseburg and he later knew that his son killed white man His son Ablsom is convicted for guilty charges and that shows that white society is filled with discrimination and injustice Yet this murder had brought Stephen Kumalo and James Jarvis a black and white man together James was the father of the man who Ablsom had killed This story is about serching for truth hope friendship and caring self-preservation racial discrimination and racial concerns about the for black people Most of the people who live in slum area came from village Ndoshouki Ixopo lost their morale and became corrupted person Also their racial concerns in the South Africa is being depicted by racial harmony and human decency denied by South African Government and idea of True Christianity in Author Jarviss essay Thus Cry the Beloved Country demonstrates South Africas difficulty lying in self-preservation rather than in progress toward racial equality First racial concerns could be depicted from why black people commit such heinous crimes like the killing of Arthur Jarvis Black South Africans are allowed to own only limited quantities of land the natural resources of these areas are sorely taxed The soil of Ndotsheni turns on its inhabitants white people--depleted by careless planting and pasturing the land becomes a waste For this reason most young people leave the rural villages to seek work in the cities The white man has broken the tribe And it is my belief--and again I ask your pardon--that it cannot be mended again But the house that is broken and the man that falls apart when the house is broken these are the tragic things That is why children break the law and old white people are robbed and beaten It suited the white man to break the tribe but
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