Choose a symbol, a character, or an event to analyze in the novel, Invisible Man. Elaborate on your analysis here in a comment and respond to your peers! Ralph Ellison uses innumerable literary devices in this novel to send complex messages about identity, society, and the individual. What do YOU think he's saying?
Use this space to post random stuff that is either:
“Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.”
- Bell Hooks
[radical feminist, human rights activist and teacher]
“Read in order to live.”
- Gustave Flaubert
[renowned French writer and world traveler]
Welcome AP Lit team! Amid your summertime adventures and travels, take a minute to stop here and share what you're reading and why you're reading it.
What is it about this novel that compels you to turn the page?
What is it about this work of literature that has you thinking about the meaning of life?
What is it about this piece of writing that stops you mid-page and has you visualizing the imagery as if it is in front of your very eye?
Why? Why? Why?