Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison
Further Study

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further Study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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In the novel, racism represents an obstacle to the narrator's ___.

2 of 5
What musical genre does Ellison use to represent the unbound richness of life?

3 of 5
Ellison uses Bledsoe and Ras to demonstrate how black people construct their own racial identity to be too ___.

4 of 5
In the context of the story, what does the Sambo doll represent?

5 of 5
Ellison uses Optic White paint, and its purported ability to cover any tint or stain, to symbolize how society values __.