Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison
Quotes

Chapters 2 and 3

Quotes Chapters 2 and 3
Of course I knew he was a founder, but I knew also that it was advantageous to flatter rich white folks. Perhaps he'd give me a large tip, or a suit, or a scholarship next year.
He was like a formless white death, suddenly appeared before me, a death which had been there all the time and which had now revealed itself in the madness of the Golden Day.
To some, you are the great white father, to others the lyncher of souls, but for all, you are confusion come even into the Golden Day.