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

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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