We are briefly told of her, who lived in Paris with Armand until he got to 8 years, whereby he came to live with his father in America. Desiree, being adopted and having no siblings, could not be able to see any notable difference in her child. However, for Armand, he thought that he was white, and so, after finding out about that his child was of mixed race, he decided to cut ties with them. It seems as though there was a clear distinction between the Whites and the Black people, in that the Black people were the ones doing the hard labour for the whites, who owned the farms and estates. The thought of having a mixed race between the whites and Black people was unheard of, and frowned upon. Madam Valmonde should have informed Desiree that her child was mixed. I think that it was best for her to know that, enabling her to question the reasons that could arrive at that outcome. It could also make it easier for Armand to come to terms with the issue, and perhaps he could have also e...
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