I think the text approached the controversial subject of homosexuality as neutral. For me I think it was only providing information, for the readers to understand the story better. Telling the story from points of views at time. Also I do think the characters did develop a great change in the story, because each one of the characters gave a twist to the main character, who didn’t like making decisions for himself but others deciding for him. Do they represent internalized homophobia within Baldwin… I think not, because the way the story was writtten down, it seem as he didn’t have any bad or good feelings towards it.
Professor Laura Westengard
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