History Literature / InvisibleMan

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* TheUnreveal: It appears at many points that the narrator's name is about to be revealed, only for it to bait-and-switch at the last second (such as "He said my name", "I told him my name", or "Written on the card was a name").
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* TheCuckoolanderWasRight: The doctor in the asylum may be insane, but his rant to Mr. Norton about how he represses black culture and doesn't actually care that much about the students of the school is completely correct.
25th Mar '18 9:53:40 PM Discord_and_Dine
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* EvilAllAlong: Practically everyone the narrator interacts with, but most notably [[spoiler: Dr. Bledsoe and Brother Jack.]]


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* TheGhost: Mr. Emerson, the only person Dr. Bledsoe sent a letter to whose offices the narrator goes to. He remains a reminder that society has cast him aside and doesn't care about him despite the fact that he never even met him.
25th Mar '18 9:44:02 PM Discord_and_Dine
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* GroinAttack: Near the end of the book, the narrator has a dream where [[spoiler: Dr. Bledsoe, Brother Jack, Mr. Emerson, Mr. Norton, Ras, and the Founder]] castrate him.
25th Mar '18 9:38:25 PM Discord_and_Dine
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%%* BlingOfWar: Ras loves this trope.

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%%* * BlingOfWar: After becoming the Destroyer, Ras loves this trope.dons the garb of an African tribal chief, complete with headdress, leopard-print clothing, and numerous rings and bracelets.



%%* UnwittingPawn. [[spoiler: The main character]]

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%%* UnwittingPawn. * UnwittingPawn: The narrator.
** He is
[[spoiler: The main character]]used by the brotherhood to drum up business with more blacks without actually accomplishing anything.]]
** [[spoiler: Dr. Bledsoe]] uses him to [[spoiler: make the school look good.]]
25th Mar '18 9:33:53 PM Discord_and_Dine
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[[caption-width-right:216:Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?]]

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[[caption-width-right:216:Who [[caption-width-right:216:''Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?]]
you?'']]



JustForFun/NotToBeConfusedWith '''''[[Literature/TheInvisibleMan The]]''' [[Literature/TheInvisibleMan Invisible Man]]'', a ScienceFiction novel by Creator/HGWells.

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JustForFun/NotToBeConfusedWith '''''[[Literature/TheInvisibleMan The]]''' [[Literature/TheInvisibleMan Invisible Man]]'', a ScienceFiction novel by Creator/HGWells.Creator/HGWells, much to the disappointment of numerous high school students.
25th Mar '18 3:21:55 PM Discord_and_Dine
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The first and only completed novel by the critic and reviewer Ralph Ellison, published in 1952 and extremely popular ever since.

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The first and only completed novel by the critic and reviewer Ralph Ellison, published in 1952 and extremely popular ever since.
since, especially among English teachers and students of African American literature.
25th Mar '18 3:21:04 PM Discord_and_Dine
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[[quoteright:308:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/invisible_man_cover.jpg]]

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[[caption-width-right:216:Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?]]
25th Mar '18 3:02:41 PM Discord_and_Dine
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The first and only completed novel by the critic and reviewer Ralph Ellison, published in 1952 and extremely popular ever since. The plot revolves around a young black man who is determined to rise to a position of influence, but is ignorant of the amount of lying and scheming that will take. As he bounces from one situation to another in search of power, both hears the words and witnesses the actions of various people and groups who're manipulating the racial divide.

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The first and only completed novel by the critic and reviewer Ralph Ellison, published in 1952 and extremely popular ever since. since.

The plot revolves around a young black man who is determined to rise to a position of influence, but is ignorant of the amount of lying and scheming that will take. As he bounces from one situation to another in search of power, he both hears the words and witnesses the actions of various people and groups who're manipulating the racial divide.
divide.

It is considered one of the most important novels not only of the modern period but also of all time. It has been heralded for its portrayal of the horrific atrocities of racism and the rampant repression of African-American culture in post-Reconstruction South and New York City. [[RuleOfSymbolism Has been noted for it's excessive use of symbolism.]]
8th Feb '18 4:22:24 PM nombretomado
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NotToBeConfusedWith '''''[[Literature/TheInvisibleMan The]]''' [[Literature/TheInvisibleMan Invisible Man]]'', a ScienceFiction novel by Creator/HGWells.

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NotToBeConfusedWith JustForFun/NotToBeConfusedWith '''''[[Literature/TheInvisibleMan The]]''' [[Literature/TheInvisibleMan Invisible Man]]'', a ScienceFiction novel by Creator/HGWells.
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