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English 12/LIT 115
English 10 Honors: American Literature » The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance
Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston

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Learning Goals: 


Students will demonstrate their understanding of:


  • how fiction and nonfiction connect;
  • how a fictional story can reflect the nature of humanity in a particular context;
  • how authors create and develop arguments, the Aristotelian appeals;
  • how to plot the development of an argument;
  • how to identify concessions;
  • how to identify primary and secondary audiences;
  • how to determine the rhetorical effect of metaphors in nonfiction;
  • how to define allusion and how to analyze the effects of allusions;
  • how authors use vernacular effectively;
  • how to determine the rhetorical effect of employing coordinating conjunctions at the beginning of sentences;
  • how to identify tone and tone shifts;
  • how to determine the rhetorical effect of punctuation: dashes, commas, colons, parenthesis;
  • how authors use appositives effectively;
  • how authors use appositives to define terms;
  • how to employ stylistic sentence fragments meaningfully.

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