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The Theme of Loneliness in "Black Boy"

Summary: The theme of loneliness and isolation in "Black Boy" by Richard Wright.
In Richard Wright's autobiographical book, "Black Boy," the main character who also narrates the story is Richard himself. Because the book is written from this point of view, we find out a lot about how Richard feels and get detailed accounts of how he reacts to the things that happen to him. One of the main themes one finds out a lot about through Richard is loneliness. Even though Richard tries hard to relate to all groups of people around him, he cannot because he is so different, so much more independent and strong willed than the masses around him.

In Richard's neighborhood when he lives with his grandma, the things that separates him most from everyone else is religion. Richard decided he is an atheist at a very young age, which also demonstrates his ability to think independently even under pressure. He...

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