Goodreads Two young people are forced to make a stand in this thought-provoking look at racism and prejudice in an alternate society. Sephy is a Cross -- a member of the dark-skinned ruling class.
Share via Email Noughts and Crosses is a book about love and hate. Noughts hate Crosses; Crosses hate Noughts. Noughts are thought to be stupid and they fight for their cause through violence. Crosses are powerful and do not give Noughts a fair chance in life.
This is because Noughts are white and Crosses are black. This is the first book in a series of four, which is a modern take on Romeo and Juliet. Each character has a very unique personality and as you read through the series their personalities get discovered in more detail.
I really enjoyed the book and thought that the author gave her points across really well about discrimination and racism. The book is very sad, and also quite violent, as people fight for their rights. It is not always easy to read because of the context, but it grips you so hard that it feels compulsory to read on.
I would definitely recommend this book because instead of reading some boring non-fiction book about human rights you can read this and find out a lot more about these issues. Beware — this book is not for the faint-hearted! Join the site and send us your review!Noughts and Crosses Analysis Novels help authors to explore a range of important issues in society, which Malorie Blackman clearly portrays through Noughts and Crosses.
This novel follows the lives and experiences of two characters, Callum and Sephy. Freelance writer and book blogger at The Literary Edit, Lucy Pearson reviews Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman, a thought-provoking narrative for teenagers and .
Noughts and Crosses definitely simplifies a complex series of issues, (in this world there are only two races and you never see an example of what the middle class is really up to, among other things) but by doing so it hones the story into a sharp, poignant message about what happens when you live in a world ruled by distrust, hatred and fear.
You become incapable of seeing the good things. Crosses are powerful and do not give Noughts a fair chance in life.
This is because Noughts are white and Crosses are black. This is the first book in a series of four, which is a . Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman: a textual analysis The essay below explores a short extract from Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman.
A critical analysis will demonstrate aspects of historical in this passage of the book, the reader can already identify Sephy is key to.
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