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The protagonist in Invisible Man was a character constantly going through mental changes All of the changes formed a pattern that served as a theme for the entire novel First it was invisibility than he came to a self-realization and finally he became self determined In the beginning of the story the pre Emersons Office days the protagonist was not his own man This was described by the vet as the Golden Day in a conversation with Mr Norton Hes your man thinks what you think wants what you want etc In his first stage he wasnt interested in being an individual His only aspirations were to be an expectable Negro like Bledshoe He owned two Cadillacs and ran a school virtually supported by whites When these white visitors came he would brown nose and seem polished but would never eat at the same table as the whites or ride in the same car as the whites Bledshoe felt empowered by his attitudes towards the whites behind closed doors he laughed at them and felt himself to be the most powerful man in the nation because he was a black man whom dictated how white money was to be spent At this point the protagonist wanted to be a Bledshoe not for the power but for the respect He felt that Bledshoe was the best kind of black equal to the whites in his eyes In this stage it was the protagonists main goal to please everyone else but him self He wanted to be able to go to his hometown and schmooze with the same whites that sent him to college feeling that if he attended and graduated than he would be acceptable in their eyes I feel the protagonist wanted to be white knew he couldnt so instead aspired to be as white a Negro as he could All in all in the first stage the protagonist optimized the title in and truly
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