Students will read/analyze “Black Men in Public Spaces” with a focus on rhetorical appeals, imagery, tone, and claim validity
Students are to respond to the following questions in reference to the work above:
- How does Staple’s diction suggest the irony of the situation he describes?
- Discuss Staple’s essay as a way of explaining Du Bois’s contention about double consciousness in The Souls of Black Folks
Work on reading journal
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