The thought that Selina is going to develop in to tolerant individual is expressed throughout this novel, especially after her encounter with Gordon.
Practically every event foreshadows this prediction. Gordon asks Selina to be considerate especially towards colored people. In the meantime, Gordon has contacted a school for the blind, which is ready to take Selina. Works Cited Kata, Elizabeth. While Rose-Ann is out, Selina runs away to the park and, with some difficulty, meets Gordon.
He then tells her they will wait one year to find out if their love will lead to marriage. She responds that trying her best may be showing she will do. A Patch of Blue. Subsequently, Rose-Ann and Sadie decide to move into a better apartment, leave Ole Pa and force Selina into prostitution.
The two quickly become friends, meeting at the park almost every day. Selina tells him that she loves him, and knows that he is black, and that it does not matter to her.
Her mother is abusive and Ole Pa is an alcoholic. However, some of these individuals can transform into a tolerant person even though he or she were not one before. Selina has no friends, rarely leaves the apartment, and has never received an education.
Selina does not become tolerant until she meets Gordon, the person whom she falls in love with. Selina convinces her grandfather to take her to the park, where she happens to meet Gordon Ralfe, an educated and soft-spoken black man working night shifts in an office.
Explores how Selina learns to develop racial tolerance through her relationship with Gordon.
She dislikes dark-skinned people since she thinks they are like the color black. Selina may not have become easy-going if she is not blind because then she might not have met Gordon, the person who teaches tolerance to her.
This illustrates the point of view in which Elizabeth Kata is trying to show that no matter how painful tolerance is, it is still possible. Nevertheless, Selina does become appreciative for colored people when she understands that the most important person in her life is a Negro.
In the world today, some humans are tolerant whereas some are ignorant. This section contains words approx. Meanwhile, a bus arrives to pick up Selina for her trip to the school, and both friends say goodbye.Apr 09, · Book Review; " A Patch of Blue" by Elizabeth Kata Books You Might of Missed.
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