Assignments 10.23

T 10.23  F 70 mins.

Double Consciousness

W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, “The Forethought” and Chapter I, “Of Our Spiritual Strivings”

Great Migration Worksheet

HW: Locke, The New Negro

W 10.24     A 55 mins.

The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance

Jacob Lawrence’s Great Migration Series

HW: Please read these two articles on the debate over Negro Art. Schuyler, "The Negro-Art Hokum,"  Hughes, “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”

F 10.26       C 55 mins

More on the Great Migration

HW: Claude McKay, "Harlem Shadows," "If We Must Die," "America,"  Sterling Brown, “Ma Rainey” and “Old Lem”

M 10.29     D 55 mins.

Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

Poems of Claude McKay, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Langston Hughes,

Gwendolyn Bennett, “To a Dark Girl”

Helene Johnson, “Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem”

Langston Hughes,

The Negro Speaks of Rivers

When Sue Wears Red

The Weary Blues

Three Column Analysis

HW: Please choose a poem from the selections above. Using the three column analysis, write a focus statement and submit to Showbie by tomorrow at 8:15am. Please also identify the themes the poem addresses.