Racism: Analytical Study of Richard Wright's Native Son


  • Khaled Saleh Ahmed Ph.D. Research Scholar, Dept. of English, Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad,
  • Dr. Pradnyashailee Bhagwan Sawai Assistant Professor Dept.of English Govt. College of Arts and Science, Aurangabad,


Racism is a prominent phenomenon in African American literature. It represents the impacts of imperialism, racial and gender discrimination, as well as social and psychological situation of the Blacks. In other words: Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity. We can also say that, Racism can be present in social actions, practices, or political systems. In real life, we can see  different races according to the different continent ,such as Europe, Asia, Africa and America, and each one has its own features and characteristics, abilities, and qualities. Here, we are going to highlight on the racial discrimination towards the Blacks, especially, in America, through Richard Wright's Native Son novel.


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Saleh Ahmed, K., & Bhagwan Sawai, D. P. (2018). Racism: Analytical Study of Richard Wright’s Native Son. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 6(8), 10. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/4562