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Kathryn Stockett

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

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“The Help” is a novel written by American author Kathryn Stockett. It was published in 2009 and quickly became a bestseller. The book is set in Jackson, Mississippi, during the early 1960s, a time of significant social and racial upheaval in the United States.

The novel focuses on the lives of African-American maids and the relationships they have with the white families they work for. It tells the story from the perspectives of three main characters:

1. Aibileen Clark: An African-American maid who has raised many white children and has deep maternal bonds with them, despite the racial segregation and discrimination of the era.

2. Minny Jackson: Another African-American maid known for her outspokenness and her cooking skills. She faces numerous challenges and difficulties as she tries to make a living and care for her own family.

3. Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan: A young white woman who aspires to be a writer and becomes interested in telling the stories of the African-American maids. She starts to interview them for a book project that will shed light on the injustices they face.

“The Help” explores themes of racism, discrimination, social inequality, and the struggle for civil rights. The novel addresses the injustice and mistreatment experienced by African-American maids, and it highlights the bravery of those who were willing to speak out against the status quo.

Kathryn Stockett’s novel was well-received and also adapted into a successful film in 2011, directed by Tate Taylor. The book and the film have sparked discussions and raised awareness about the civil rights movement and the often unacknowledged contributions of African-American domestic workers to American society.


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