The timeline below shows where the symbol The Brief Case appears in Invisible Man. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...town leaders shower him with applause. The school superintendent presents the narrator with a calfskin brief case . He is told to look inside the brief case and discovers a scholarship to... (full context)
...go uptown, the drunken Sybil tries to convince him to stay. The narrator packs his brief case , noticing that the contents have become quite heavy. The narrator takes Sybil out to... (full context)
...to join him on a raid of Harlem’s armory. Seeing Ras, the narrator searches his brief case for his dark-lensed glasses, only to find that they’ve been crushed. Suddenly, the narrator finds... (full context)