Sorry sir, that was a mistake. I meant to say Social Responsibility.
Denouement: Receiving His Hard-Earned Scholarship
Here, Boy. This is a great honor you're receiving, you'd be wise to use it.
The narrator steps up to the podium to give his speech, still arrogant to the truth of what is actually going on. His speech begins great, but as he continues on, the white men begin to tell him to speak up and repeat himself, while their laughter only continues to grow.
Denouement: The Narrator's Haunting Dream
"To whom it may concern, keep this nigger boy running!"
Due to the narrator's increasing nervousness and his bleed lip from the beating he just received, the narrator mistakenly says "Equality" instead of "Responsibility". The crowd hushes, and begins to question the boy's motives. The nervous narrator then fumbles over his words, while trying to correct his fault.
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After the narrator finishes his speech, the superintendent of the schools walks up to the stage and presents the narrator with a scholarship to the State University for Negroes. He tells the narrator to use it wisely and lead his people down the right paths.
At the end of the story, the narrator has a dream. The dream comes to him after he was feeing triumphant for "beating his grandfather in life". During the dream, he learns the true meaning of his grandfather's dying words and realizes how they would forever haunt him.