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Author: Ralph Ellison
Year Published: 1952
Perspective and Narrator:
Invisible Man is told in first person from the perspective of an unnamed narrator.
Invisible Man is narrated in past tense, as if it were a memoir, although the author claimed it was not an autobiography.
About the Title:
The title references the narrator's central struggle: feeling invisible in a society dominated by white culture.
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