The Economic Social class analysis essays
Class plays huge role in this story, as it biases the reader's viewpoint among the 2 main characters.And assumptions/prejudices are hidden in the story that relate to class.
Pete is from a higher/richer class, has a good job in real estate.In the story he is depicted as a witty, somewhat arrogant/stuck up character.Example: guy in car.
Usually this is the association that prejudice makes us have towards rich people.Pete also is not into any kind of religion.Although this subject matters more in Donald's case. He is also married, has a family, which is a sign of stability
Donald, is from a lower/poorer class.Paints sometimes, but switches jobs a lot, and spends money sort of foolishly whenever he gets it.lives alone (no family).Also seems somewhat clumsy and unintelligent.
The key part about him that the story makes apparent is that he's strongly religious.A lot of this seems to have an effect on the way he makes decisions.The association one might make is that religious people make crazy foolish decisions, as they are apt to believe anything.Foolishness example: guy in car.
Religion in a way does affect his decisions but not quite in the drastic manner that the story depicts.In his farming experience, moving in with them was not the mistake (outside of the fact that he's career/hopping) but more so the moves that got him kicked out. Ex: setting the house on fire.
Also he seems to be a very trustworthy person, which is an good quality to have to a degree, the free ride and nice talking was okay (he at least wasn't openly rude, coulda been a little more brighter though in conversation), but the part where he gives his loaned money away, is the something that I would attribute totally to stupidity, not generosity.
One assumption made in the story is that Donald's religion is messing him up.This is hinted at many times. (making him foolish) I think sometimes soci…