2What is prejudice? Racism Discrimination against a group of people because of colour, sex or religious beliefsa judgment or opinionformed before the factsare known;Usually unfavourable
3Exercise 1 – Hints at Identity It’s only on page 50 that we receive any confirmation of the importance of the colour of a persons skin and the colour prejudice that exists in the society of the novel.1. Find this evidence and note it in your jotter.
4Exercise 1 – Hints at Identity 2. Look back and find clues that were planted earlier and note these quotes(Some relevant pages: 8, 31, 36, 47, 48, )
5Answers Pg 8: ‘Maybe things would be different for them.’ Pg 31: ‘If only Callum wasn’t a nought.’Pg 36:‘their schools’Pg 47:‘whatever happens tomorrow’
6AnswersPg 48:‘I think you and your father are underestimating how much of a … challenge it’s going to be. I don’t want to see you upset.’Pg 52:‘All I could see were pale white hands, blue veins clearly visible through the almost translucent skin.’
7INVERSION – What is this? 1. To turn inside out or upside down2. To reverse the position, order, or condition of: ... How has Blackman used this technique in her novel Noughts and Crosses?What parallels do you see with our society?What statement do you think she is making about society?