Michelle Alexander The New Jim Crow Analysis

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2. In “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander, who can also be seen as a Rhetor of the novel. In the novel, Michelle Alexander is trying to persuade her specific audience, which she specifically describes as the people who deeply care about racial justice system; however, for some reasons they do not tend to be grateful of the extent of the changed that is faced by the societies of color which result as a mass incarceration. In addition, she also describes that she is writing this book for “people like me--- the person I was ten years ago. I am also writing for another audience those who have been struggling to persuade their friends, neighbors, relatives, teachers, coworkers, or political representatives that something is eerily familiar

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