The Fire Next Time
1) The "Negro Problem" : Baldwin describes this "Negro Problem" by using his life on how it feels to live as a Negro
2) Religion : Baldwin is shown to at first love religion, but as he became older he noticed the deceit of the church and how it affected everyday life
3) Society : Baldwin explains pretty much the whole book on how America is diseased and evil and even tells his nephew the dangers on a young black man.
Anecdote: The whole book is a anecdote since it is a story from Baldwin's life
Contradiction: pg. 32 - He states on how he was saved by the church, but how he believed the church he could no longer remain