Select three or more of the stories assigned for this week that come from different periods.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper comparing and contrasting these texts :
Read the following sections of African American Literature:
? ?To my old Master? by Jourdon Anderson
? from ?Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl? by Harriet A. Jacobs
? from ?Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass? by Frederick Douglass
? ?My White Folks Treated Us Good? by Marriah Hines
? from ?Satchmo? by Louis Armstrong
? ?Remembering Richard Wright? by Ralph Ellison
? ?Somebody Done Hoodoo’d the Hoodoo Man? by Al Young
? from ?The Motion of Light in Water? by Samuel R. Delaney
? ?Sweat? by Zora Neale Hurston
? ?Almos? A Man? by Richard Wright
? ?Sonny?s Blues? by James Baldwin
? ?Recitatif? by Toni Morrison
? ?Nineteen Fifty-Five? by Alice Walker
? ?Girl? by Jamaica Kincaid
? ?The End? by Terry McMillan
? ?The Song of the Smoke? by W. E. B. Du Bois
? ?We Wear the Mask? by Paul Laurence Dunbar
? ?If We Must Die? by Claude McKay
? ?Harlem,? ?The Weary Blues,? ?I, Too, Sing America,? ?Mother to Son,? and ?Birmingham Sunday? by Langston Hughes
? ?The Wise? and ?Incident? by Countee Cullen
? ?An Answer to Lerone Bennett?s Questionnaire on a Name for Black Americans? by Dudley Randall
? ?First Fight. Then Fiddle? and ?We Real Cool? by Gwendolyn Brooks
? ?Willie? by Maya Angelou
? ?A Far Cry From Africa? by Derek Walcott
? ?Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note? by Amiri Baraka
? ?125th Street and Abomey? by Audre Lorde
? ?A Letter to Dr. Martin Luther King? by Sonia Sanchez
? ?Good Times,? ?Homage to My Hips,? and ?Quilting? by Lucille Clifton
? ?Church Poem? by Joyce Carol Thomas
? ?Nikki-Rosa? by Nikki Giovanni
? ?American Plethora: MacCorporate MacDream? by George Barlow
? ?Banneker? by Rita Dove
? “He Who Endures” by Bill Harris