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"The Man Who Lived Underground" and "The Invisible Man"

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Compare and contrast the tone of Richard Wright's "The Man who Lived Underground" and Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." 400 words of notes are integrated.

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As you briefly compare and contrast the tone of Richard Wright's "The Man Who Lived Underground" and Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man," I interpret the tone of Wright's piece as highly somber. There is a strong sense of melancholy, which permeates the novel due to the pervasive secrets of guilt. When Fred eavesdrops on the church singing the second time, anxiety is also a tone that I perceive. His guilt over the theft of money ...

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A reader response and textual quotes are validated to compare and contrast tone in R. Wright's "The Man Who Lived Underground" and R. Ellison's "The Invisible Man."

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