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Poetry Without Borders
Transcript of Poetry Without Borders
Discover what influences poets and their writing!
Luis J. Rodriguez
After Slavery was abolished
but, before the civil rights movement, so daily living was still filled with discrimination and segregation
A time african americans were first able to display their many talents
The Harlem Renaissance
1970s - Vietnam
Words saved Luis, and he's using them to save his community...
The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes
Listen carefully to the traits of blues:
What is the tone of blues? (romantic, sorrowful, joyful, etc.)
What is the musician trying to express in his song? (love, struggle, triumph, etc.)
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Langston Hughes: A Life and Legacy
Girls and Education
The Rose That Grew from Concrete
(see, think, wonder)
Now it's time to make connections between what we know from Langston's biography and his writing, "The Weary Blues."
What may've influenced the ideas of Langston's poem? consider the choice of music and the singer's message. use text evidence in your writing and paraphrase your sources.
Journal: See, Think, Wonder
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