Black Boy

by: Richard Wright

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quick Quiz

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The fact that Richard had been kept away from proper education becomes clear to him when he discovers his love of ___ at a late age.

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What human drive functions as a symbol of Richard’s physical, emotional, and intellectual needs?

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What book is Richard reading as he tries to feed his body to make it grow larger?

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What does Ella’s infirmity represent?

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Which workplace serves as a microcosm of racial stratification?