The Gold Cadillac Book Report Short Chaminade University Of Honolulu English 200 Short Essay

505 words - 3 pages

EN-201-30-2 : Final - short essay
The Gold Cadillac is set in America and is about a black family who seem to be treated as
equals. It addresses racism and the horrible effects that surrounds it. Families that sticks together
to help guide each other even when they do not agree on something. In this book this family did
just that. The purpose of the author writing this book is to show the readers how hard it was for
black people back in those times where racism was huge and in my opinion still is. Most people
get so caught up with things that happens in their life that they forget how their ancestors were
treated or were treating others. People turn around when they see something bad happening
instead of noticing that there is a problem. I feel that this book was very important from a
historical aspect and also because it taught me a couple of life lessons. It taught me to appreciate
the opportunities I have been given and to live life to the fullest using those opportunities
because it could be more worse. This book was more of a dramatic/serious story that had a
moral. If I was to relate myself to a character it would be Lois because her view on life has
completely changed. She is use to living in the north without racism and hatred, Where the
whites correlated with the blacks. Now she is going to the south where everything is the
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