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Chapter Abstracts

Introduction

* Ellison's story begins to reveal itself while he is on sick leave in Vermont

* Ellison's original story is about an African pilot in a prisoner of war camp.

* Ellison becomes aware of the complex issue of identity.

* Ellison sees and advertisement for the "Tom" show and becomes aware of the issue of African American identity.

* Ellison creates a character who can think as well as act

* The narrator introduces himself as the invisible man that people cannot see with their inner eyes.

* The narrator explains that he lives in a basement filled with over 1300 lights.

* The narrator explains his dream under the influence of marijuana.

Prologue

* The narrator explains his grandfather's last words.

* On graduation day the boys are brought in front of a naked blond girl.

* The boys are teased with an electrified rug containing coins.

* The narrator receives a scholarship to a college for black...

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