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

1 Answer

Top Answer

currerbell's profile pic

currerbell | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted on

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.