What is Perspective?: Analysis of Persona in "Mother to Son"

Unit 4: Literary: Point of View and Perspective in Short Fiction and Non-Fiction
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: SWBAT identify the theme of perspective in common experience and explain how Langston Hughes uses it structurally to develop his message in "Mother to Son."

Big Idea: Understanding, having empathy for others, and creatively imagining their worlds is fascinating and important work.

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English / Language Arts, Literature, structure (Composition Basics), Poetry, Harlem Renaissance, point of view, structure, perspective, narration, american born chinese, la brea tar pit, coming of, identity, Langston Hughes, mother to son, persona
  45 minutes
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