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Invisible Man

Invisible Man


by Ralph Ellison

Invisible Man: Innocent Man Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Invisible Man? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Mr. Norton order the narrator to do?

Leave school
Help him plot the murder of Dr. Bledsoe
Dance for him
Give him something to call him other than "narrator"
Drive him to a bar
Q. What does the narrator discover about Dr. Bledsoe’s letters of recommendation?

They are not written in English
It is a formletter, as indicated by the “Dear Sir/Madam/Doctor/General/Reverend” heading
They are imploring potential employers not to hire him
They were written about another student
Q. What is The Brotherhood?

A multi-racial organization into which the narrator is initiated
A collective of white supremacists that is keeping their eye on the narrator
A fraternity at the narrator’s college into which he desperately hopes he is accepted
A new family drama coming your way this fall to ABC
Q. What does the narrator organize for Tod Clifton?

His wedding
His funeral
His combination surprise birthday party and intervention
A political rally
His desk drawers, which are an absolute mess
Q. What does the narrator see as the advantage to being invisible?

He can’t be hurt by those who would seek to undo him
He doesn’t have to commit to any one side
He can have multiple identities
Women’s locker room, what else?