Prejudice And Racism Analysis: The Sleeping Ones

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The sleeping ones the narrator mentions are all the people that can 't see him. They are unaware of his existence so he tries to not come in contact with them since if he were to wake them up, violence would ensue. There are many instances and events where the average person is able to view and observe multiple types of people. The narrator claims he fits into a place outside the typical realm, but the "sleeping ones" are part of that area. Most of the white people the narrator encounters are racist towards him and the black community in it 's entirety, however the "sleeping ones" are simply hidden within the cluster of people the narrator may pass on his everyday excursions. He fears them for the same reason some people are afraid when
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