Dutchman. Amiri Baraka. CHARACTERS. CLAY, twenty‐year‐old Negro. LULA, thirty‐year‐old white woman. RIDERS OF COACH, white and black. The Dutchman and The Slave Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme by Imamu Amiri Baraka, LeRoi Jones. The Logic of Retribution: Amiri Baraka’s. Dutchman. Nita N. Kumar, Professor of English at Shyama Prasad. Mukherji College, University of Delhi, has a Ph.D. in.

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Retrieved 15 December The play ends with Lula looking towards another young black man who has just boarded the now mostly empty train car. Lula vaguely alludes to having sex with Clay at her “apartment” after the “party”. Amiri Baraka as political satirist”African American Review He slaps her twice and tells her to leave him alone.

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Set in a New York City subway car, the play involves Clay, a young, middle-class black man who is approached seductively by Lula, a white fellow passenger. Dutchman presents a stylized encounter that illustrates hatred between blacks badaka whites in America as well as the political and psychological conflicts facing black American men in the s. Amiri Baraka’s “Dutchman” and the Book of Proverbs”.

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Although Clay says all this, he deeply rejects this plan of action. Help us improve this article! She tells Clay to invite her out to the party he is going to. Lula provokes Clay to anger and finally murders him. Lord Byron, British Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination….

She directs all the other passengers, blacks and whites, in the train car to baarka his body out and get out at the next stop. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica.


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Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Clay’s name is symbolic of the malleability of black identity and black manhood. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat She feeds him apples. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Clay states that if black people stopped trying to heal their pain through dance, music, varaka participation, religion, or focusing on moving upwards in American society, and became coldly rational like white people, black people would just kill all the whites and be done with racism in America. Please try again later. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions.

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