Black Boy is a memoir by Richard Wright that was first published in 1945.
Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
See a complete list of the characters in Black Boy and in-depth analyses of Richard Wright, Ella Wright, and Granny, Addie, Tom, Pease, Reynolds, Olin, Ed Green, Buddy Nealson.
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Continue your study of Black Boy with these useful links.
- Plot Overview
- Character List
- Analysis of Major Characters
- Themes, Motifs & Symbols
- Part 1 (Southern Night): Chapter 1
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