Write An Essay On The Book The Help

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The help is set to be in the early 1960s in Jackson, Mississippi. The story Is told in perspective of the three main women; Skeeter a smart and pretty young lady, Minny a confrontational and sassy maid, and Aibileen a kind respectful maid of many years. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She returns home with high hopes of seeing her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her. But Constantine has now disappeared and no one is willing to tell Skeeter the truth. As she is still hoping to appease an unyielding parent. Skeeter longs to be a writer, but her mother will not be happy until she has a ring on her finger, and is wed. Mrs. Walters was Minny's most recent employer; And also the mother of Hilly Holbrook; a nemesis…show more content…
Upon announcing her new found idealistic Skeeter realizes that these maids are treated very differently from how white people are being treated in the town; and decides she would like to do something about it. Skeeter knowing just how to do so, reveals the truth to the world in a book from the perspectives of the maids' around her. The book is written in perspective of Aibileen, Minny and Skeeter. Skeeter struggles to gain the trust of the maids and has troubles getting them to communicate with her. The daily lives of the mistreated and hardworking are explored, and told through the eyes of many. Though the dangers of writing such a book and speaking out the truth come with many consequences and upsets many along the way. Causing several broken relationships, but also helping to fix and gain others. Near the novels end all the maids who helped contribute to the Skeeter’s book; get payments from doing so, when the book becomes a best seller. Aibileen and many others learn valuable lessons after heart wrenching events of there
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