The Native Son - a Richard Wright's Novel
8 pages (2000 words)
, Research Paper
Superficially, the Native Son is a story about Bigger Thomas and his life caught in a downward spiral. He kills a white woman, then, his girlfriend in order to cover for murder, then a series of violence: the manhunt, gunfights, Bigger’s arrest, trial, and surprising confession. The narrative was an exciting crime novel.