modernism iii poetry harlem renaissance

I have two discussion I need help with.

Post 1

Choose one of the poems for this lesson’s readings. Evaluate the poet’s stylistic methods according to the central criteria we noted for modernist poetry (i.e. fragmentation, juxtaposition, allusion). How does your poem’s use of OR lack of these elements change the readability of this work, as compared to Eliot’s The Waste Land or Pound’s Hugh Selwyn Mauberly?

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: STRONG OPENING THESIS, DEVELOPMENT (500 words), SUPPORT (quotations), OBJECTIVE TONE (No “I” or “we”).


Post 2


Read Locke’s “The New Negro” and apply two of his characteristics of the Harlem Renaissance to one work from the other readings by Hughes, McKay, or Hurston. In what ways does the selection you chose convey the ideas in Locke’s definition?

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: STRONG OPENING THESIS, DEVELOPMENT (500 words), SUPPORT (quotations), OBJECTIVE TONE (No “I” or “we”).