An Analysis of the North American Indian’s Plight in Borders

Lingdi Chen


The novel Borders is a rather classic novel of Thomas King. It mainly describes the plight of the North American Indians through the experience of the Laetities, further more, it reveals the status quo of the racism in the North America. Because the North American Indians’ social development is stagnant and cultural level is low, and there is a long existence of the racism in whites, so the North American Indians live in the plight for a long time. This thesis aims to analyze the plight of the North American Indians in two aspects: the objective reasons and the subjective reasons.

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