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1. What are the advantages (both personal and political) of autobiography as a literary form? 2. What are the implications of the title of Black Boy? 3. What does Richard’s father come to represent in Richard’s life? 4. How does a pre-individualistic society reveal itself in Granny’s household? 5. Discuss […]

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Richard Wright Biography

He arrived in Chicago during the Great Depression, worked at odd jobs, and drifted until his association with the American Communist party gave him roots of a kind. Since the age of twelve, Richard Wright had not only dreamed of writing, but had written. He was particularly attracted to the […]

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