Dont Judge a Book by Its Cover

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Society Hasn’t Heard The Adage “Don’t Judge A Book By its Cover” When a person walks into a room full of people, almost everyone has already made an assumption about that person based on their looks, clothing, and the way that they talk Got Rid of Semi-Colin without ever having met them. As they stare the person down from head to toe, they are critiquing everything possible. In her essay “Before and After: Class and Body Transformations,” Julia Serano discusses how people “tend to focus rather exclusively on one particular aspect of [her life]” (392). She means that society likes to focus merely on the appearance of transsexuals. Similarly, in Leslie Savan’s essay, “What’s Black, Then White, and Said all Over?” she suggests, “black language may have been the single most important factor in shaping generations of American Slang”(365). Society perceives and judges the people it encompasses based on their bodily appearance, as well as their dialect and voice. The most notable aspect of someone’s physical appearance is his or her skin color. A person’s skin color is extremely visible and cannot be changed. For over decades people have categorized one another based on their physical attributes. It seems as though the whiter one’s skin is, the higher they land on the social totem pole. At certain points in history, darker skin was considered to be less than human. It is amazing how the exterior of a black human being leaves some people obsessed with treating them like an object that is without feelings. In between black and white stands a tall, brick wall that some people use to separate the two races. This wall was created by ignorance, which is, “(augmented by the vast majority of the news media, which seemed to willfully ignore the facts…) But some of the vehemence was due to a frustrated racism, to prejudices whose outlets of expression had been closed off for
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