What cultural differences and similarities do Miss Daisy and Hoke share?

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Daisy and Hoke share not belonging to the most accepted cultural groups in the south at the time the play Driving Miss Daisy takes place (the late 1940s through the early 1970s). Daisy Werthan is a Jewish woman in Atlanta, while Hoke Colburn is an African-American man. They are from different cultural backgrounds, and Daisy is from a far more privileged group than Hoke, who works as her chauffeur. For example, Daisy is a former teacher, while Hoke has never learned to read. She eventually teaches him how to read. 

They are similar in that both Daisy and Hoke are subject to violence and prejudice because of their religious or racial backgrounds. At the beginning of the play, Hoke says to Daisy's...

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