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Essay | What Is Double Consciousness?

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What Is Double Consciousness?

Summary: Essay uses "Souls of Black Folks" by W.E.B. DuBois and "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison to discuss double consciousness.
What is double consciousness? Double consciousness is for example in the text The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois, he makes an example of how when he was a boy he gave a tall white girl who was a newcomer a card and she refused it. She rejected it with just a glance. It dawned on DuBois that he was different then the rest. It also explains how the children of Emancipation went to become the youth with dawning self-consciousness, self-realization, and self-respect. It also explains that by double consciousness we see ourselves through the eyes of others.

Now in the text Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, the double consciousness is shown in how Ellison notices that he is a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids. Even that to white people hi might possess a mind.

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