The Image

Now I am more contented because I finish to discover an important thing: black color is, only, the absence 8 of branco' ' (ZIRALDO, 1986, p.30). When living deeply its mentally ill condition, the brown boy, searching to run away from the esteretipos, assimilates the branqueamento ideals and, consequently, it loses its identity, since regimen dilutes the assimilacionista it gradual. The ideology of the effective branqueamento if at the moment that, internalizando a negative image of proper itself and a positive image of the other, the estigmatizado individual tends if to reject, not esteem itself and to look for to come close itself in everything of the estereotipado individual As is that it can? good. Frequently Anna Belknap has said that publicly. One already is not pinker and the other is more marrom' ' (ZIRALDO, 1986, p.31). In this I break up, the author conjures the racial question and affirms hegemonic values official whites. He perceives yourself, here, that the author considers the dissemination of the preconception when, through the characteristics attributed to the pink boy and to the brown boy, he values the white ethnic-racial group in detriment of the black. The preconception considered for Ziraldo, in this I break up, is perceivable if to analyze that the brown boy is associated with the illiteracy, to the professional disqualification, crime, at last, is inferiorizado in relation to the pink boy.

Of this form, the way can be said, that as the author characterizes the brown boy, contributes, so only, for the consolidation of a contemptuous vision of the image of the black in the social relations, therefore the white continues being rank with the representative of the species human being and, the black, on the other hand, continues to the edge of the society and, over all, the species human being. Another excellent aspect in the workmanship of Ziraldo is the images. Through them the author strengthens the association of the black the esteretipos. When portraying the image of the brown boy (p.05) and of the pink boy (p.07), perceives a great social contrast that propagates the brown boy to the misery. The brown boy appears of shorts with patch and an old pair of sandals of finger in the feet, thus described in the book: ' ' the brown boy so was accustomed with those sandals that were capable to play soccer with them, to bet races, to jump obstacles without the sandals unglued of its feet.

He goes to see, they already were part of it ' ' (ZIRALDO, 1986, P. 06). It is perceived, here, that the author, perhaps implicitly, animalizes the brown boy, sends therefore it to the figure of a horse that, exactly in the races, when jumping obstacles, the horseshoes do not free of its feet; beyond comparing the hair of the brown boy with a steel sponge. The pink boy, in contrast of the brown, the hair ' ' he falls in the forehead and he danced with the wind, of so and very! through imagens’ ‘ (ABRAMOVICH, 1990, P. 41). In this perspective, the alluded workmanship reproduces the ideology of a sick society, of deformed conscience, that blames the black for its proper desventura and that it believes that racism does not elapse of the slavery and the oppression, but that determinado. is something biological; ‘