How well was diversity handled?

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How well was diversity handled?

Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 05 Dec 2017, 07:22

This book includes characters of diverse ethnic origins. How do you think the descriptions of people of colour compared to those of white people?

A variety of sexualities was also present. Do you think that they received fair and equal treatment? What are some examples?

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Post by Christina O Phillips » 05 Dec 2017, 11:18

I am actually not familiar with some of the ethnicities in this book other than the Japanese culture, so I can't say if they were handled well or not. I saw no problems with the portrayal of the Japanese characters and I was glad to see diversity in this book.

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Post by Londera » 05 Dec 2017, 18:48

The book seemed like it included diverse characters. In terms of culture,ethnicity and gender there was a goos mix.

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Post by Booklover1606 » 13 Dec 2017, 16:43

I think any author has difficulty portraying a culture or sexuality that is not their own. Therefore I believe a lot of one on one research is crucial. In this case I think the author did very well.

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Post by Bancroft » 14 Dec 2017, 00:47

ButterscotchCherrie wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 07:22
This book includes characters of diverse ethnic origins. How do you think the descriptions of people of colour compared to those of white people?

A variety of sexualities was also present. Do you think that they received fair and equal treatment? What are some examples?
No, I don't think so because sex scenes are still present :liar: :wink2: :evil2: :D :wink: :cry2:

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Post by Bluecobia » 23 Dec 2017, 21:50

I did not see any problems with the handling of diversity in this book.

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