Solution to Integra Acrostic #9

A. RUFFLE
B. ASSONANT
C. LINEMEN
D. PLETHORA
E. HOGWASH
F. ECCLESIAST
G. LENGTHY
H. LOWNESS
I. INFERTILE
J. SWIMMERET
K. OVOVIVIPAROUS
L. NUTHATCH
M. SYMMETRIC
N. HEFTIER
O. AMBULATORY
P. DOBBIN
Q. OCTOROON
R. WEALTH
S. ANTHEM
T. NONENTITY
U. DOWRY
V. ANEMONE
W. CHOLOS
X. TOWNSHIP

This conception of the Negro as a symbol of man — the reversal of what he represents in most contemporary thought — occurs not only in Twain but in Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, and Melville (whose symbol of evil, incidentally, was white). — Ralph Ellison, Shadow and Act