Invisible Man

What is the metaphorical value of the sweet potatoes in Invisible Man

Chapter 13

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It's interesting that the word "sweet", which is mentioned numerous times, is mixed up with the narrators nostalgia of home. The yams seem to be a metaphor for home, a place that the narrator misses or at least his childhood memories of it.