Imagine Me Gone - Section 3: Part II (Michael) Summary & Analysis

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In Section 3: Part II, Michael is filling out a standard form in a doctor's office. He says he is there to solve several problems including fear, trembling, individualism, and white supremacy. He has two goals. He wants to achieve ordinary unhappiness and racial justice.

He gives his family's medical history more in terms of their psychological health and says that the only time he has stayed overnight in the hospital is at a CVS because he thought he had esophageal cancer.

His educational background consists of music. In grade school he was a fan of funk. It is through this type of music that he begins to think about meaning found in music and that, as black people sing most of it, black people might know about the need of what he calls "that meaning."

During his high school years, he...

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