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Day 1. An African American cultural movement the Harlem Renaissance was different than any other literary movement of the 1920’s. Claude McKay was the first African American writer of the twenties to attract a large white audience. He was born in Jamaica. Use of different from.

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Day 1

Day 1

An African American cultural movement the Harlem Renaissance was different than any other literary movement of the 1920’s.

Claude McKay was the first African American writer of the twenties to attract a large white audience. He was born in Jamaica.

Use of different from

Use of dashes to emphasize additional information

Use of relative clause to combine sentences


Day 1

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An African American cultural movement-the Harlem Renaissance-was different from any other literary movement of the 1920’s.

Use of dashes to emphasize additional information

Use of different from

Claude McKay, who was born in Jamaica, was the first African American writer of the twenties to attract a large white audience.

Use of relative clause to combine sentences


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A group of musicians were creating extraordinary music in harlem, a recognized gathering place for musicians.

Jazz attracted some fans; blues the others.

Use of comma to indicate omitted words in parallel structure

Subject and verb agreement

Capitalization of name of specific place


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A group of musicians was creating extraordinary music in Harlem, a recognized gathering place for musicians.

Subject and verb agreement

Capitalization of name of specific place

Jazz attracted some fans; blues, the others.

Use of comma to indicate omitted words in parallel structure


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African americans’ brought jazz and blues to the attention of white audiences.

The new music became so popular that people traveled from further and further away.

Capitalization of proper noun

Correction of commonly confused words

Correct formation of plural noun


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americans’

African Americans brought jazz and blues to the attention of white audiences.

Capitalization of proper noun

Correct formation of plural noun

The new music became so popular that people traveled from farther and farther away.

Correction of commonly confused words


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Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton began writing down their spontaneous jazz pieces. This paved the way for performances led by Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson.

As jazz reached a wider audience, it influences a new type of music called be-bop.

Use of quotation marks to call attention to words and phrases

Verb tense compatibility

Use of relative clause to combine sentences


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Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton began writing down their spontaneous jazz pieces, which paved the way for performances led by Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson.

Use of relative clause to combine sentences

As jazz reached a wider audience, it influenced a new type of music called “be-bop.”

Verb tense compatibility

Use of quotation marks to call attention to words and phrases


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The librarian gave two students, Harry and I, a tape recording of Paul Robeson’s folk songs.

Robeson was the more famous if not the finest African American actor and singer of the 1920s.

Use of commas to set off antithetical element

Correct comparison of adverb

Correct pronoun case


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The librarian gave two students, Harry and me, a tape recording of Paul Robeson’s folk songs.

Correct pronoun case

Robeson was the mostfamous, if not the finest, African American actor and singer of the 1920s.

Correct comparison of adverb

Use of commas to set off antithetical element


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