I cracked the cover of Native Son. Have you?
Did you notice the Bible quote at the beginning of Book One? It’s from the book of Job.
Even today is my complaint rebellious,
My stroke is heavier than my groaning. Job 23:2
Remember Job? He experienced tremendous suffering in his life.
Can we count the verse as foreshadowing?
I don’t think things are going to be easy for our main character.