Native Son Essay | Isolation in Native Son

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Isolation in Native Son

Summary: Explores the theme of isolation in Native Son, by Richard Wright. Describes how main character Bigger Thomas is isolated from both the black and white races due to his uncontrollable anger throughout the entire novel. Explores how Bigger's anger isolates him from both the black and white worlds because he acts out irrationally.
Bigger Thomas is isolated from both the black and white races due to his uncontrollable anger throughout the entire novel, Native Son, by Richard Wright. Bigger grows up poor and constantly discriminated by whites. Bigger is also intimidated by both races which he hates, so he grows even more irritated. Bigger provokes his isolation further when he feels he looses control of a situation, and once again resorts to anger. Bigger isolates himself from the black and white races.

Bigger's anger towards blacks causes his isolation from his own race. Bigger is livid against blacks because they do nothing to stop the whites from limiting their lives. His lack of psychological abilities to learn how to control his anger greatly contributes to his hate against blacks. Bigger doesn't understand why blacks are willing to pay more rent for their poverty-stricken houses than whites for their nicer...

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