An Analysis Of Dust Tracks On A Road By Zora Neale Hurston

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Essay Zora Neale Hurston, writer of “Dust Tracks on a Road”, was criticized by her contemporaries for not including much material regarding racial oppression in her writings. I firmly believe that this is a valid criticism. Throughout her writing, she lacks evidence in her story; there is only one racial slur and that too by her grandma. Hurston often praises the white people more than she realizes the very fact that they are mocking her in a manipulative yet crafty way. Hurston is ignoring that at one point; African-Americans were segregated and enslaved by the “supreme race” the whites in this case. The general white society thought there were not many African-Americans who were rather smart, and were aroused when they found that Hurston
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