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    The impact of using Jesse as the narrator is stunning. Through Jesse's narrative, Baldwin reveals how a warped consciousness is formed and maintained. At the beginning of the story, Jesse finds...

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    While there is the motif of racism in this story, as there frequently is in the works of James Baldwin, the narrative goes much deeper than the depiction of virulent racism. In fact, there is a...

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    I think that an effect of the time structure of the story is to reveal the destabilizing condition that racism has on its victims. Baldwin shows that White society is just as much a victim of...

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    The original question had to be edited. I think that the effect of Jesse being the main focus of the narrative helps to illuminate how racism is a disease that impacts both White society and...

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    Baldwin's story is highly sexualized and violent in that it directly links the ability of Jesse, a white deputy sheriff, to perform sexually to brutality and violence toward black men. At the...

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    The literary element or device used in James Baldwin's short story, "Going to Meet the Man" is flashback. Flashback is a literary device used to provide information to the reader by returning to an...

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    James Baldwin's short story was written in the early 1960s, the decade which also functions as its setting and that witnessed the development of the Civil Rights Movement and important political...

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    Guilt and crime operate at different levels in the short-story and acquire different meanings according to the different racial points of view. As deputy sheriff Jesse thinks about the condition of...

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