Native Son Essay | Native Son

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Native Son

Summary: In the novel, Native Son, Richard Wright uses the perceptions and partialities of Mrs. Dalton, Mr. Dalton and Britten to represent their blindness towards Bigger. mrs. Dalton is not only physically blind, but also blind to the events performed by Bigger.
Around us are many people who are blind. Just walking down the street one can see people using a seeing eye dog, or reading signs printed in brail. All these people are blind, or in other words, they have problems with their vision that do not allow them to see objects correctly. With this being our society's definition of blind, it becomes hard to believe that someone with a perfect (20/20) vision can be blind as well. Although they are not literally blind, they begin to block out events that are occurring around them. In the novel, Native Son, Richard Wright uses the perceptions and partialities of Mrs. Dalton, Mr. Dalton and Britten to represent their blindness towards Bigger.

Mrs. Dalton is not only physically blind, but also blind to the events performed by Bigger. For example, Mrs. Dalton is in Mary's room while Bigger is there: "A white...

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