ACTION 7 AFRICAN AMERICAN LIT
Answer each study question in complete, plagiarism free paragraphs, 3-5 each question, no minimum word count. Must stay relevant and on topic. Present each question, prior to the answer, for comparison of that answer as it relates to a valid response to the totality of the question. No cover page necessary Please insert reference with- in content, no separate citations page
W.E.B DuBois in The Souls of Black Folk discusses the definition of double consciousness. What is the definition? Use the idea of double consciousness to illustrate the identity issues with any of the people that we have read about thus far in the semester. Be sure to take a stance, use textual evidence, and provide analysis.
W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington differ in their approaches to African American education. Using The Souls of Black Folk and Up From Slavery, compare and contrast the two approaches.
James Wheldon Johnson’s poem, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing,” set to music by Johnson’s brother Rosemond, is now known as the “Black National Anthem.” Discuss the qualities of his lyrics that you think have contributed to its longevity and prominence. Then discuss the implications of a black national anthem.
Compare Charles Chestnutt’s representation of Julius with Joel Chandler Harris’s Uncle Remus figure in the Br’er Rabbit stories. Support or refute the contention that the author’s respective racial identities are apparent in their stories and state “how”?