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Overview

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Author: Ralph Ellison

Year Published: 1952

Type: Novel

Genre: Fiction

Perspective and Narrator:

Invisible Man is told in first person from the perspective of an unnamed narrator.

Tense:

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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