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The Lack of Influence of Richard Wright

Summary: The writings of Richard Wright, the African-American author of "Black Boy," did little to change the social situation blacks in the United States suffered in the early 1900s.

When looking at the history of man one would find how enlightenment of the mind is achieved. Fight or flight instinct often paved the path to enlightenment. Richard Wright the author of his autobiography Black Boy is a man who fought for his enlightenment pertaining to society and his education in general. When Wright had his opinions of why society was in an unacceptable state, the decision to fight against the public, or to take flight from it, stood before him. Wright flew from the hatred, the racism, and the other inequalities between blacks and whites in the South. Some of the ways he avoided changing society were moving, being arrogant, hiding, and writing. The vicious attacks that could be made against this idea are nothing in comparison to its defense.

Wright had many dangerous situations where he could have dodged the bullet...

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