The Voice of Protest in Native Son

XIAO-HUI DAI

Abstract


Native Son is the masterpiece of Richard Wright, black American novelist (1908-1960). It is thought as the landmark of American black literature. After its publication, the novel shakes the American literary circle and American society as well. The thesis analyzes the psychological cause of crime of black, and takes apart the social cause of black crime, points out that racism is the social cause of black crime. Blacks begin to fight against the unequal social system. This is also the voice of protest of the novel.

Keywords


Psychological Cause; Racism; Social Cause; the Voice of ProtestText


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/icssd2018/27395

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