But it was like trying to identify one particular cell that coursed through the torpid veins of my body" (240)
"But more than that, he was the example of everything I hoped to be: Influential with wealthy men all over the country...a leader of his people.." (101)
"I've overstayed my hibernation, since there's a possibility that even an invisible man has a socially responsible role to play" (581)
"I was my experiences and my experiences were me, and no blinde men, no matter how powerful they became, even if they conquered the world, could take that, or change one single itch, taunt, laugh, cry, scar, ache, rage or pain of it" (508)
"Who knows but that, on the lower frequencies, I speak for you?" (581)
(Ralph Ellison, 439) The Christian value system that saturates Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man is exhibited in the invisible man’s struggle over whether humility is an appropriate virtue for him to pursue or just a handicap that enables him to be taken advantage of and oppressed by the powers that be....
“The Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison: An Analysis | …
In Ralph Ellison's The Invisible Man this view of invisibility is turned around so that a man is in plain sight of everyone but do to a lack of observation nobody recognizes what he accomplishes.