Question1a. Like Du Bois, de Beauvoir, and other theorists before him, writing in the 1960s Fanon is struck by the power of binary categories in shaping lived experience. What for Fanon are the “two dimensions of the colonized? Explain.
Question1b. “When I should have been begged, implored, I was denied the slightest recognition? I resolved, since it was impossible for me to get away from an inborn complex, to assert myself as a BLACK MAN. Since the other hesitated to recognize me, there remained only one solution: to make myself known” (Fanon p. 398).