The Lesson before Dying: Types of Symbolism
The Dixie is similar to UK Klux Klan but haves different mentality. Dixie wouldn’t kill blacks for no reason but they do think that blacks shouldn’t be in a white country. The White picket fence surroundings the plantation school symbolizes when those black children look out the window that’s how far their education is going to go in the white society. The teacher might teach them all he can but pass that fence he knows education doesn’t matter no more. Jackie Robinson and Joe Louis symbolizes the pride and how much heart the lacks have.Jackie Robinson symbolizes the heart of blacks because he was the first black in the Major League of Baseball because he takes up all the abusiveness from his teammates, players around the league and fans.
Joe Louis shows pride because when all the whites say he’s going to lose his title he would come up winning.