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How are blacks identified in The Lonely Londoners by Samuel Selvon? 

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Posted May 27, 2013 at 9:51 PM via web

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How are blacks identified in The Lonely Londoners by Samuel Selvon? 

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currerbell | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted May 29, 2013 at 2:12 AM (Answer #1)

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Blacks are identified as "outsiders" because of their accents and because of the color of their skin. This group of "outsiders" forms a group... "congregation by segregation." By coming together in this way, the outsiders have a support system and an identity. Although they seem invisible to others, within the group dynamic they can share complex feelings and feel a sense of unity. 

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