"The Man Who Was Almost a Man": A Response
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This paper is a response to Richard Wright's short story, "The Man Who Was Almost a Man." The paper gives a reaction to the story, discusses how the reader identifies with the situation and suggests the best way to evaluate it.
From the Paper:"Richard Wright's short story "The Man Who Was Almost a Man" is deeply disturbing on several levels. At the story's outset, the impression is that Dave is a white teenager, brash and full of bravado. He wants a gun to make him feel like a bigger man than the niggers that talked down to him. As the story unfolds, however, it becomes evident that Dave is himself black. Furthermore, he is not a teenager but a young boy. The younger and..."
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