[The Intuitionist (1999)]
We're still moving ahead with Colson Whitehead's The Intuitionist.
There's this moment in the story where Lila Mae is having some thoughts about how others perceive her.
She thinks, these white men see her as a threat but refuse to make her a threat, cunning, duplicitous. They see her as a mule, ferrying information back and forth, not clever or curious enough to explore the contents. Brute. Black (122)The presentation of her thoughts there always stood out to me, as it gives voice to the ways people often underestimate the intellectual capabilities of a black person, in this case a black woman. In just a few sentences, Whitehead highlights that important idea.
Within what we've read between pages 105 - 140, what was a scene that really caught your attention or stood out in some way? Briefly explain why, and provide the page number citation.