THE HELP is a period drama set in the 1960s era of civil rights struggles for blacks. “Skeeter” Phelan, a white Southern belle, has come home after graduating college to find she’s outgrown her Mississippi town’s mindset that women are only good for getting married and living off their husband’s money.
Positive Elements. The Help is an emotionally compelling film that lifts the veil on a group of industrious, longsuffering maids persevering through years of service to white employers who frequently treat them as subhuman. Hilly’s cruelty, for example, is evident in the way she demands that separate outhouses be built for the maids—they need to “take their business outside,” she.
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First-time author Kathryn Stockett's recent book, The Help, has risen quickly through the bestseller lists despite Stockett being previously unknown and the book initially rejected by close to 50 literary agents.The New York Times spoke with Stockett about the book, and also detailed some of the controversy in the blogging world over the successful new book.Read More
Spoiler-free review. The Help was a beautiful movie that will make you angry, laugh, and maybe even cry. I got angry at the prejudice against other Americans just because of the tone of their skin. Some parts made me (and others in the theater) laugh so hard our eyes watered.Read More
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S et in Jackson, Mississippi in the early 1960s, 'The Help' by Kathryn Stockett shows the peak of racial segregation. The book is narrated by three very different women; Minny, a black maid unable.Read More
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Read the Empire Movie review of Help, The. A simplistic portrayal of historic race relations boosted by terrific performances from some of the.Read More
The Help focuses on three women in 1960s Jackson Mississippi: Aibileen, who works as a nanny and housekeeper for the Leefolt family; Minny, an outspoken maid; and Skeeter, a recent college graduate. Skeeter longs to pursue a career in writing that will take her beyond the stifling confines of her refined white southern society. Dismayed by the racist Home Help Sanitation Initiative started by.Read More
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