“Flying Home”: a Living Story.
Ralph Waldo Ellison is perhaps one of the most influential African-American writers of the twentieth century. Ellison is best known for writing about such topics as self-awareness, identity, and the racial repression of African-Americans in the United States. His masterpiece, Invisible Man, chronicles the story of a young man striving to find himself in a world where he is hardly noticed. This novel won him much respect in the eyes
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a human life after flying away from what you know, a wise lesson is do not forget your past and leave time for ‘flying home’.
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