- Words: 1211
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 27996758
As a poet, Wright becomes like a surrogate for the man, or a medium who channels the man's spirit: "And then they [the lynchers] had me, stripped me, battering my teeth / into my throat till I swallowed my own blood."
This is a poetic awakening for Wright, even though it is painful. By entering the "Inferno" of the woods, Wright finds his calling. He finds it through the guidance