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.