The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

James Weldon Johnson

176 pages first pub 1912 (editions) user-added

fiction autobiography classics historical challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

 James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man is a powerful, trailblazing novel that exposes the intricate relationship between race and class in late nineteenth-century America.Complete & Unabridged. Part of the Macmillan Col...

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Community Reviews Summary of 772 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
informative 51%
challenging 48%
emotional 20%
sad 17%
dark 15%
tense 15%
adventurous 10%
inspiring 5%
mysterious 2%

Pace

slow 38%
medium 38%
fast 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 22%

Loveable characters?

No: 34% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 31%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | No: 6% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 20%

Average rating

3.69

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