Flying Home A Living Story

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“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’. Bibliography Works Cited Busby, Mark. Ralph Ellison. Boston: Twayne. 1991 Bloom, Harold, ed. Ralph Ellison. Modern Critical Views. New York: Chelsea. 1986. Trimmer, Joseph F. Ralph Ellison’s ‘Flying Home’. Studies In Short Fiction 9 (1972):175-182 Ellison, Ralph. “Flying Home.” Western Literature in a World Context. Ed. Nancy Lyman. New York: SMP. 1995. 1758-1770