The Wretched of the Earth

What are the motifs in The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon?

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Revolution is a motif in the book. In the face of blandishments or concessions made by the colonial government to the rebels, the leaders of the rebellion must undertake a massive campaign of political education so the movement does not stall, according to Fanon. There will inevitably be resistance to sudden, violent change by those who profit from the system—especially the colonialists and natives who have been rewarded for their loyalty to the colonial regime by high-level government jobs and social prestige, Fanon points out. Another step crucial to moving the revolution forward is for the political leaders to move out into the rural areas where there is a solid base of support among the poor peasants who, if asked, are ready and eager to serve as foot soldiers.