The three chapters of the second section are devoted, respectively, to a study of the fictions of passing in the first quarter of the century, the literature presenting the black hero in mid-century, and the association of blackness with apocalpyse
in post-World War II American writing.
As an audience member pointed out, the proud capitalist Gino "enters a social apocalpyse
and goes through a personal apocalypse.
A December 20, 1992, article from the National Geographic News Service identifies the fundamental problem in Africa: "Along with war and drought, the third horseman of the African apocalpyse
has been overpopulation.