Harlem Renaissance Poetry Study Guide.docx - Section 4: Poetic Analysis: Langston Hughes' "Harlem"

  • harlem renaissance poetry study guide
  Harlem Renaissance Poetry Study Guide.docx
Loading resource...

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?

  Print Lesson
17 teachers like this lesson
harlem map 2
Similar Lessons
Analyzing Poetry about Beliefs: Using FACE to Uncover the Mask (Day 1 of 2)
9th Grade ELA » Poetry Analysis
Big Idea: Will my beliefs about masks affect my judgment? Let's see the outcome!

Environment: Urban
Donna Fletcher
Each Detail Matters: A Long Way Gone
10th Grade ELA » What It Means to be Human
Big Idea: Can we pay homage to an author by examining each word he or she chooses to put onto paper?
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
Lindsay Thompson
Making Inferences about the Character of the Characters in "The Scarlet Ibis"
9th Grade ELA » The Search For Identity: "The Scarlet Ibis" Reading and Analysis
Big Idea: Dissections aren't just for science --In ELA students dissect characters and use vocabulary development tools.
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
Paula Stanton, PhD
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload