- Words: 613
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 4745674
You sure that about 'equality' was a mistake?"
Oh, yes, sir," I said. "I was swallowing blood."
The hero's complicity in the rendering of his own invisibility comes full force at the end. The imagery of the hero swallowing blood mirrors how the narrator, a black man, chose to swallow his own anger and shame. The hero was fully aware that he was nothing more than another black man to these drunken