The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

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Is there a theme of virtue in the story The Fire Next Time?

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The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin is composed of two separate essays. Both essays contain themes of virtue. The first essay is written in form of a letter to Baldwin's teenage nephew. The writer's nephew is filled with youthful angst and fiery energy. Baldwin plays the role of the righteous and wise uncle to his nephew. Baldwin is a kind of old sage who is helping the adolescent boy navigate...

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