Who is the narrator in Black Boy?  

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mkcapen1 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

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The book "Black Boy" is narrated by the author Richard Wright.  It is mostly written in first person narrative. Wright grew-up to write the book "Native Son."  "Black Boy" is an autobiographical account of his life.  It is basically written to serve as a memoir of some of Wright's experiences.

Wright tells about his life in Mississippi,  Illinois, Tennessee, and Arkansas.  He grew up in a time of great prejudice in the south.  Wright wrote about his experiences so that he could serve as a historian telling events through his own thoughts.

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