Big Black Good Man by Richard Wright

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What are a few ironic points made in the story?

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Irony exists on several levels. On the linguistic level, the fact that "the man" of the title calls Jensen "boy," reversing a standard linguistic practice of whites towards...

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what is the point of view for this story?