Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

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After reading Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, it is apparent that Ellison success in his critique perception of an racist American society by not only disinterring a form of a American principal "every man is created equal" but also included a societal invisibility of his own main character but also the racial differences dwelling on the ethnic group. Fellow African Americans were always portrayed as slaves, less than the whites while the whites were always self dignifying and more self righteous. In the novel and towards the 1950s, blacks men and women were not able to truly participate in the fully white dominated society often treated as the narrator describes it, as invisible men. The 1950s marked the expansion of an organizing civil rights

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