Division and Reconciliation Unit Review. Spirituals. LITERARY TERMS. Spiritual- Folk songs by slaves with biblical references Refrain- Repeats, effects on song Repetition- Reinforced ideas, what was repeated in each Rhyme & Rhythm- Used for effect & reinforcement.
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Division and Reconciliation Unit Review
My Bondage and My Freedom
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Mark Twain & Bret Harte
The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Real name was Samuel Clemens
Known as the greatest American author
Life on the Mississippi River (setting of many of his stories)
Traveled all over country & Europe
Riverboat pilot, printer, journalist and lecturer
By: Bret Harte
Typical Southwest town
Certain “characters” have been banished from town
Mr. Oakhurst is the main character tries to “save” them all
EACH character is flat in order to illustrate specific traits.
Author’s attitude toward the outcasts is sympathetic.
Main message: punishment without justice is as bad as the crime.
“I Will Fight No More Forever”
“To Build a Fire”
The Story of an Hour
“Douglass” & “We Wear the Mask”
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Edwin Arlington Robinson & Edgar Lee Masters