The Question and Answer section for The Hairy Ape is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Belonging is a motif through this book. To Yank, "belonging" means something more than the traditional meaning. Yanks equates belonging with power and breaking down social strata. He sees belonging as a function more than a state of...
Do you mean holds him down physically?
The voices influence confusion; he uses this as an expessionistic element.