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African-American History

African-American History

African-American History. Literature from an Historical Perspective. ORAL TRADITION. 1619-1808. ORAL TRADITION 1619-1808. Work Songs We are going down to Georgia, boys To see the pretty girls, boys; We’ll give ‘em a pint of brandy, boys And a hearty kiss, besides, boys. Spirituals

By reece
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American Literature

American Literature

American Literature. Lecture Notes!!. FYI. ~Genre(s)= Type of Classification ~Look at Historical Genres ~8 Genres (or historical periods). I. Colonial Period (1620-1732). Puritan-Calvinist writing (Religious) a. John Winthrop Winthrop’s Journal (1649)

By lorenzo
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We Real Cool By: Gwendolyn Brooks

We Real Cool By: Gwendolyn Brooks

We Real Cool By: Gwendolyn Brooks. THE POOL PLAYERS. SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL. We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon.

By serena
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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms . English I – Miss Michel. Poetry. Writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm. Speaker. The voice that is talking to us in a poem.

By halen
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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms . English I – Miss Michel. Poetry. Writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm. Speaker. The voice that is talking to us in a poem.

By neva
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A b o u t The A u t h o r:

A b o u t The A u t h o r:

A b o u t The A u t h o r: Gwendolyn Brooks (1917–2 000) grew up and lived her life in Chicago. While still in her teens, she published poems in an African American newspaper in Chicago .

By kyrene
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“Strange Fruit”

“Strange Fruit”

“Strange Fruit”. w ritten for Billie Holiday a nd performed by her on Decca recording, 1946, Los Angeles, live Herbie Hancock recently recorded a version of “Strange Fruit,” I’ve been told by a music teacher. Lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith.

By raoul
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Black Arts Movement

Black Arts Movement

Black Arts Movement. Ashley Domingo Justin Martinez Leinalyn Reduque Period 1. Definition of the Movement. Began around approximately 1965 Emphasized racial pride and presented works that were committed to the reflection of African American culture and experiences of black people

By woods
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Understanding Poetic Structure

Understanding Poetic Structure

Understanding Poetic Structure. Charles suhor’s “Suppose Columbus” . QUESTIONS FOR ANALYSIS: What do you notice about the way the poem is organized on the page? Read “Suppose Columbus” to yourself first, from right to left. We will then read the poem out loud together.

By finna
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LIT 335: African American Literature

LIT 335: African American Literature

LIT 335: African American Literature. Daily Outline & Notes File. 1: Literacy

By cheung
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Literature Quiz Review

Literature Quiz Review

Literature Quiz Review. TOMORROW, 24 October 2012 60 points!. Authors/Poets and Characters to know!. Anton Chekhov Alfred, Lord Tennyson Gwendolyn Brooks Langston Hughes Daniel Keyes Emily Dickinson Charlie Miss Kinnian Joe and Frank Robinson Crusoe Dr. Strauss Dr. Nemur

By kedem
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Diagramming Sentences

Diagramming Sentences

Diagramming Sentences. Subjects and Verbs. To diagram a sentence, first find the simple subject and the simple predicate, or verb, and write them on a horizontal line. Keep the capital letters but leave out the punctuation marks, except in cases such as Mr. and April 5, 2011.

By quynh
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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms . English I – Miss Michel. Speaker. The voice that is talking to us in a poem. Sometimes the speaker is identical with the poet, but often the speaker and the poet are not the same. The poet may be speaking as a child, a woman, a man, a whole people, an animal, or

By wan
(157 views)

Poetry

Poetry

Poetry. What is it?. What comes to mind when you think of . . . . POETRY?. Poetry is . . . . Very difficult to define. In poetry, someone is always ‘breaking the rules’ Here is what some famous poets have said about the definition of poetry . . . .

By eyal
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“A Sunset of the city”

“A Sunset of the city”

Poem by: Gwendolyn Books Analysis by: Nick Arnold. “A Sunset of the city”. About the Author: Gwendolyn Brooks. Born in Topeka, Kansas on June 7, 1917 Died in Chicago on December 4, 2000 Family moved to downtown Chicago

By samuru
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C.S.E.T.

C.S.E.T.

C.S.E.T. The way to make your writing in class much betterer. LEQ: How can I use C.S.E.T.s to increase the quality of students’ text based writing?. Ever had an unhelpful friend?.

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C.S.E.T.

C.S.E.T.

C.S.E.T. The way to make your writing in class much betterer. Ever had an unhelpful friend?. You: I just found out that the director of The Dark Knight has another film called Inception . Should I see it? Your friend: Yep. You: Well, why? What is it about? Your friend: Dreams.

By cheri
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Gwen Brooks

Gwen Brooks

Gwen Brooks. Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka,Kansas, in 1917 and raised in Chicago. She wrote more than twenty books of poetry. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Annie Allen. Gwen Brooks. Hurt by rejection as a child, Brooks took comfort in the solitary

By chinara
(209 views)

Black Arts Movement

Black Arts Movement

Black Arts Movement. Danne Lyka Jingco Christian Dela Cruz Kiara Maye Sicat Clydelle Doctor. Definition of the Movement. Usually referred to as a “sixties” movement (began approximately around 1965 and ended in 1975/1976) The aesthetic and spiritual sister of the Black Power concept

By fern
(187 views)

D iction (Word Choice) I mages D etails (Included / Excluded) L anguage (Formal / Informal)

D iction (Word Choice) I mages D etails (Included / Excluded) L anguage (Formal / Informal)

D iction (Word Choice) I mages D etails (Included / Excluded) L anguage (Formal / Informal) S entence Structure (Punctuation? Full sentences?). Gwendolyn Brooks & Langston Hughes. Influence of Blues and Harlem Renaissance. Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 – 2000).

By ramona
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