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Invisible Man | Study Guide

Ralph Ellison

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Invisible Man | Character Map

Mary Kind black woman; represents strength of black community Chosen orator Student at college Dean of college Brotherhood members Chauffeur Brother Jack White man with one eye; leader of the Brotherhood Ras Black West Indian; violent separatist Dr. Bledsoe Black man; supports white supremacy for personal gain Mr. Norton White trustee; narcissistic philanthropist obsessed with legacy Acquaintances Narrator Nameless black man; struggles for identity in racist society Jim Trueblood Black sharecropper; impregnates daughter Fascinated by Tenant Caretaker White supremacists College trustee Brotherhood leader
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