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Create New Save The Pearls is a two-book young-adult series written by American author Victoria Foyt, about a post-apocalyptic dystopian future in which black people have taken over and white people are a persecuted minority.
The first book in the series, Revealing Eden, was published in The second book, Adapting Eden, was published in This series provides examples of: In the post-apocalyptic world in which the books take place, the Coals have become the majority because they have more melanin, and thus have more resistance to the sun, and an innate resistance to skin cancer "the heat".
While it's true that darker skin does give increased protection from the sun, the author tends to treat it as a blanket immunity, which is an attitude that in real life has lead to preventable deaths when cancer isn't recognized as early in people of color as it would have been for white people.
The Huaorani tribe is shown worshiping warped versions of the Aztec gods see Sadly Mythtaken belowwhen in real life the Huaorani practiced shamanism and animism rather than worshiping specific deities. Also, it's highly unlikely that an Ecuadorian tribe is going to be worshiping gods from an ancient Mexican and Central American nation.
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Because of the prejudice against them, the Pearls resort to wearing blackface in public in order to try and fit in. At one point, the reader is told about a minstrel show wherein the performers wear " white face ". The series is ostensibly a fable about the foolishness of racism, set in a world where an environmental catastrophe has left melanin content as a prized thing, with blacks on top and whites on the bottom, with an interracial romance to drive home the point.
What it is, however, is a series where white people are called "Pearls" and blacks are called "Coals," the white female lead starts off severely uncomfortable around black people to the point of using slurs like "haughty Coal" in inner monologuewhite people often wear blackface to "pass," the white lead is threatened with rape at the hands of a giant black man, and the love story is described as a "Beauty and the Beast" fable where the black love interest literally turns into a beast thanks to genetic engineering.
Also in regards to Bramson, his being turned into a chimera is treated as him having a chance to understand what it's like to experience being a social pariah Eden is the one who constantly misconstrues his actions as having ulterior motives.
But Not Too Black: One of the many, many reasons that series fell down flat on its face with its message about the pains of racism. So it's far in the future, blacks are on top culturally, whites are on the bottom, and as a result, the standards of beauty lean black The entire population seems to subsist on carbohydrate, protein, and fat pills.
No mention is made of vitamin pills, so why all the characters aren't dead of scurvy is anyone's guess. Courtesy of the native tribe, reading like it came straight off of Google Translate.
The author calls white people “Pearls” and black people “Coals” like it is an insult/compliment. Last time I checked a Pearl is precious and Coal is rather funky. You know – you get it in your stocking if you make the naughty list. SMH at that bit of intelligence. Reverse racism or reverse discrimination is a concept that portrays affirmative action in the United States and similar color-conscious programs as a form of anti. What Is "Reverse Racism"? Here's Why It Doesn't Actually Exist in the United States. By.
The premise relies heavily upon a poor understanding of how things like solar radiation, and gene splicing work. Somehow the Aztecs and an Ecuadorian tribe live side by side in this setting, despite both cultures being separated by thousands of miles in real life. The stone terraces built by the Inca make an appearance but are credited to the Aztecs.
In the post-apocalyptic future presented in the books, the white minority "Pearls" are oppressed by the black majority "Coals" after ozone depletion kills off people with low melanin. The pearls have to wear blackface in public.
The author, incidentally, is white. Aztec Mythology gets properly butchered in this book. Bramford is hailed by the native tribe as "El Tigre," the jaguar god prophesied to return to rule again. Ignoring the fact that it's unlikely that a South American tribe would call their jaguar god "the tiger"the Aztec god associated with the jaguar was actually called Tezcatlipoca, while the Aztec god prophesied to return again was Quetzalcoatl.
Likewise, a snake goddess from Aztec mythology, Coatlicue, is appropriated as the Huaorani guardian of the afterlife, when Coatlicue was actually a mother goddess in the original mythology. Where The White Women At: Strangely, it's never really explained why the white people don't just reproduce with each other or why they're ejected at 18 if they're not married.
It creates strange contradictions like Eden calling for Pearl equality and independence but practically throwing up at the idea of mating with one of her own.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Revealing Eden (Save the Pearls white people what racism and a story dealing with reversed.
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2) "The Problem with Awarding Victoria Foyt's Save the Pearls" from Clutch Magazine Online. 3) "More Like Clutch the Pearls" from The Writer's Republic.
4) "From Racial Superiority to Mother of an Evolved Species: A Critical Analysis of Save the Pearls " by Alicia McCalla. United States Racism Solution Save the Pearls: Racism Reversed Essay Apocalypse and the American Imagination 10AUG REVERSED.
Nov 28, · torosgazete.com Twitter: @aamer_rahman Bookings: [email protected] The definition of "reverse racism". But the Coals and the Pearls aren't the only people that exist, oh no, she also describes Hispanic and Latinx people as "Tiger's Eyes", and Asian people as "Ambers".