… sure the reader can do nothing but hate them, almost as much as they hate Blacks. They are the worst sorts of white – self-important and convinced of their own self-righteousness.
In conclusion, both authors are completely successful in promoting their view of the evilness of prejudice. Their characters convey the message effectively and explicitly. Ellison’s protagonist is sympathetic and real, a young boy who is still naïve in the ways of the world. O’Connor’s protagonist is exactly the opposite, unsympathetic and convinced of her own worldliness. Both techniques work brilliantly to get the reader …
… here, I did not have them from your fax. You’ll have to add page numbers in the citations too, they were not readable. Thank you!
Du Bois, W.E.B. “Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others.”
Ellison, Ralph. “Battle Royal.” The Invisible Man.
O’Connor, Flannery. “Revelations.”
Washington, Booker T. “Atlanta Exposition Address.”
“Some Aspect of the Grotesque in Southern Fiction.”