Reflection: Pacing Poetic Motifs: Concepts of Dreams Deferred in Langston Hughes' "Harlem" ("Montage of a Dream Deferred") and "A Raisin in the Sun." - Section 4: Poetic Analysis: Langston Hughes' "Harlem"

 

Today's discussion ended up being led more by students than initially planned, as we followed their look at rhythm in the poem and its impact on the form and tone.

  Pacing: Dreams Deferred and Goals Gained: Discussing Poetry
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Poetic Motifs: Concepts of Dreams Deferred in Langston Hughes' "Harlem" ("Montage of a Dream Deferred") and "A Raisin in the Sun."

Unit 17: Literacy: "A Raisin in the Sun": Understanding Drama
Lesson 9 of 11

Objective: SWBAT analyze the representation of a the concept of dreams in two different artistic mediums: Langston Hughes' "Harlem" and the play, "A Raisin in the Sun."

Big Idea: What happens to a dream deferred; how does the concept of "dreams" develop in "A Raisin in the Sun"? Whose dreams are met; whose are deferred?

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