The Harlem Renaissance and Civil Rights. Today’s Goal:. To show how literature develops out of social injustices and inequalities.
To show how literature develops out of social injustices and inequalities.
How does the literature we have studied in the past reflect social and political struggles? (Think Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sojourner Truth, Abigail Adams, and Patrick Henry).
Literature was (and still is) often a reflection of societal struggles.
*If anyone is prepared to perform “A Dream Deferred” by Langston Hughes, please raise your hand
“Still I Rise”:
The theme or purpose
Prologue to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings:
What is the impact of paragraph 5?
How does the setting help develop the theme?
What is meant by “an unnecessary insult”?