Native Son

how does biggers conversation with max effect biggers opinion of himself and his crimes?

how the the conversation with max change biggers opinion on himself with bigger?

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I think Mr.Max helps Bigger put his life in a different perspective. Like Bigger, Max feels a deep sense of exclusion from American society. As a Jew and a Communist, he suffers in myriad ways because American society is dictated by the prejudices of the majority. Perhaps because of his own experiences living on the fringes of society, Max is willing and able to understand Bigger’s life story. He sympathizes with the idea that factors outside of Bigger’s control created the conditions that caused Mary’s death. I think he helped Bigger understand that, although he was culpable, there were factors within his life that were out of his control.