November 14, 2020

“golden lines”

Readings: August Wilson’s Fences Act 1 and selected poetry: Phillis Wheatley “On Being Brought from Africa to America” (Links to an external site.)Claude McKay “If We […]

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November 12, 2020

Gwendolyn Brooks’ “Mother.

Though not typically identified as a Harlem Renaissance author, the work of Gwendolyn Brooks nevertheless reverberates with themes important to the Renaissance movement. Discuss the theme […]

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October 29, 2020

The Song of Roland as epic poetry.

Assess the value of Poem of My Cid or The Song of Roland as epic poetry. Choose whether they would like to find sources for example […]

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October 20, 2020


Write a poem using the information belowAs my frail frame rises from the ground, the autumn sky peeking through the hues of the yellow, orange, red […]

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October 7, 2020

“A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry.

The essay about “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry.Only compose five paragraphs. Format:Compose an Introduction that includes the following:Attention-GetterBackground InformationThesisFor the body paragraphs you […]

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September 14, 2020

Role of women in “Missoula Softball Tournament” and Harwood’s “In the Park,”

Looking at Hugo’s “Missoula Softball Tournament” and Harwood’s “In the Park,” analyze the roles of the women in each poem. In which ways are they similar? […]

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August 20, 2020

The Holocast

Maus is not just the story of one family’s tragedy during the Holocaust. It is also Art Spiegelman’s memoir, his dealings with his father. While it […]

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July 23, 2020

“Haiku” Poetry

“Haiku” is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. This assignment will use the strict definition of a haiku which means it should have three lines with […]

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July 20, 2020

Longfellow’s poem, “My Lost Youth”

Read Longfellow’s poem, “My Lost Youth” (linked below) and the three assigned sections from Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” #s 34, 35, and 36 (pp1116-1119).What is interesting […]

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