This study guide will help you analyze the short story “On Being Crazy” by W. E. B. Du Bois. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
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Title: “On Being Crazy” (1923)
Author: W. E. B. Du Bois
Genre: Short story
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) was an American author, civil rights activist, and historian. Du Bois fought against discrimination and racial segregation in the United States and was an active figure in the Harlem Renaissance movement.
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