Racism Reflected in Colour Blind Novel (1968) By Catherine Cookson: Critical Race Theory


  • Robiah Al Adawiyah University of Bengkulu


colour blind, novel, racism


This study discusses the Racism that is reflected in the Novel colour blind (1968) by Catherine Cookson area: critical race theory. Racism systems encompass economic, political, social, and cultural actions, as well believe that institutionalizes and perpetuate an unequal distribution of privileges, resources, and power between white people and people of Color. Racism involves white people and black people. People do discriminate towards white people or another people who have black skin because of their skin; The purpose of this research was to analyze the racism reflected in color blind (1968) Novel by Catherine Cookson area based on critical race theory. Method of data collection is done with documentation and analyzing using Critical Race Theory while the technique of data analysis is a descriptive technique. The main data in this research is character, punctuation, words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs/discourse in novel colour blind.  The results of this research are; 1) Indicator lines using critical race theory by Delgado and Stefancic (2001: 101). In the community, 2) describes the racism occur in the novel color blind. Racism already existed long before the main character Rose Angela was born. 3) Reveals the reason why the author in the work of colour blind novel specifically addresses racism color blind published in 1968.


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