Research Paper On Literature Example
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Literature about the Blues and Jazz
This 8 page paper looks at blues and jazz literature. The paper starts by examining what is meant by blues literature and then uses examples from the poetry of Sterling Plumpp, short stories by John Clellon Holmes, Langston Hughes and Josef Skvorecky before looking at Alice Walkers book and film The Color Purple. The thesis of the paper is that blues may originate and be a part of black culture, it reflects the experiences of the oppressed, whatever race they may be. The bibliography cites 4 sources
America from a Multicultural Perspective
A 14 page contention that contemporary America has set the stage in terms of providing an example to the world of a multicultural country. The author of this paper provides observations on how the various fractions that compose our country interrelate. These observations are provided first from an academic approach, relying on the sociological and anthropological literature, then from a humanistic perspective relying on the popular literature. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
The Harlem Renaissance and the Literature of Black America
In 5 pages, the author discusses African American literature. The role and responsibility of the African American writer is discussed. Alain Locke is used as an example of the Harlem Renaissance period. Locke's work is discussed in the context of how it is an example of Harlem Renaissance and why. Bibliography lists 4 sources.