Native Son By Richard Wright: Poem Analysis

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Throughout there are tons of motifs in the book. The most common ones are: famish, poverty, and segregation. These themes are all current for the duration of the book. Segregation is a big one The book is set in the early to mid 1900's, where discrimination was huge in the South were Wright was born and raised. For most of the tome, Wright lives in segregation and experiences what it is like to be black in the South. Eventually he does go to the Chicago later on in the book, where there is no segregation. Nonetheless, he is still wary and skeptical of whites because of his life in the South. All through Wright's life (in the book) he lives in poverty and sometimes penury. From the time he was a child in the South to the grown man in
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