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Our society now still has the presence of racial views everywhere we go no matter how bad the consequence will be or the understandment of how it feels we still decide to be prejudice to Different people On the subway by Sharon Olds shows the racial and fearful views of what a white woman would have for a black man back then but these racial views are still presence in today society Why do we still have to disrespect them Theyve done nothing wrong to us but we step all over them The women fears that this big black man will hurt her but in fact her society has made him up to be this scary and different people In On the Subway by Sharon Olds racial and class privilege creates contrasting worlds Dependent on in equality rooted in violence and therefor calls upon the privilege to explore feeling of the prejudiced paranoia and ultimately guilt and compassionThe woman and man create contrasting worlds and dependent in equality rooted in violence As they ride the subway she notices His feet are huge in black sneaker laced with white in a complex pattern like a set of intentional scars 2-4 The intentional scars can be a symbol of the life he has lived because we are the ones that forced him into it He having large feet assumes that he a large strong guy and she feel very vulnerable and weak As she looks at him he looks as everyone describes people like him to be like He has a casual cold look of a mugger alert under hooded lids 7-9 She associates him as mugger by the way he dresses himself and body language He is very alert under his hood because he fears about what else we are going to discriminate against his kind She understands that sitting on the subway and being white gives her more privilege then he will ever have
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