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The reason I chose THE INVISIBLE MAN is because the black man in this story symbolizes the black the black man in society which is set up to fail He is used humiliated and discriminated against through the whole book He feels that he is invisible to society because society does not view him as a real person Reading this book was very difficult because the book was written in first person singular I had to think hard on my opinion of Ellisons underlining message in this book To do this I had to ask the question what drives a man to believe that he is invisible to a society of peopleThe book starts out with a Negro boy shy and timid comes to a southern town to be awarded a scholarship Together with some more Negro boys he is rushed to front of the ballroom were they witness a blond women dancing in the nude This fiascle is frightening to the boys because during this period in history a black man could have gotten hung for looking at white lady not to mention a naked white lady After this event the boys are blindfolded and made to beat each other to a bloody pulp Afterwards the boy is made to give a speech of gratitude to the drunken white people while swallowing and nearly choking on his on blood After this shocking opening the book kind of mellows out some Next he goes off to college but while in school makes a mistake and takes a white donor through a Negro gin mill Which from this event he gets expelled Thinking he has a letter of recommendation but it is really a document warning potential employers not to hire him written by DrBledsoe the same man who through him out of the college he adored so much He travels to New York City Once in New York his attitude changes it seems that all
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