The Intuitionist Lila Mae Character Analysis

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The Intuitionist written by Colson Whitehead (2000) has a protagonist character named Lila Mae who works as an elevator inspector. She is the type of individual that is independent, secure with her environment and takes pride in herself and the type of work she does. Suddenly, all of those aspects that she encompasses gets challenged when one of the elevators she inspected not too long ago crashes. From that point on she took that incident as an act of sabotage against her name and an act to discredit intuitionists. Whitehead (2000) takes readers on Lila Mae's journey trying to clear her name and through the process discover details on the founder of Intuitionism, James Fulton. To understand and grasp the behavior of Lila Mae, readers may want
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