Invisible Man


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Motif: Blues/Music

Storyboard Text

  • This quote has a literal meaning of the motif of being blue , and it also shows that the narrator is not ready to face reality.
  • "What did I do to be so black and blue? "( pg 12)
  • My lover's got humour She's the giggle at a funeral Knows everybody's disapproval I should've worshipped her sooner
  • This quote symbolizes Trueblood being a "jailbird" because on page 52 he sings to Norton in the sense that he tells Norton what the college was trying to do to him.
  • He was also a good tenor singer." (47)
  • This statement resmebles an allusion to Wshington's secret agenda and Du bio's sense of empowerment.
  • "Lead me, lead me to a rock that is higher than I." (pg117)
  • The man that sings this song is named Mr.Blue. It also shows that Bledsoe loves the white man more than his race.
  • "She's got feet like a monkey Legs like a frog- lawd,lawd!.." (pg 173)
  • "Students move with afces frozen in solemn masks... voices mechanically raised in the songs the visitors loved." (pg 111)
  • The students are being controlled by the white idealism through music.
  • Theme Statement: With the use of Music and Blues Ellison Juxaposes Both Empowerment and Dehumanization.
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