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1

"On being brought from Africa to America"

Phyllis Wheatley

2

Me and My Captain - Got One Mind for the White Folks to See

Roland L. Freeman

3

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriot Jacobs

4

"Douglass"

Paul Laurence Dunbar

5

"Frederick Douglass"

Robert Hayden

6

"The Wife of His Youth"

Charles W. Chestnutt

7

Dinah Kneading Dough

Paul Laurence Dunbar

8

A Negro Love Song

Paul Laurence Dunbar

9

We Wear the Mask

Paul Laurence Dunbar

10

"I Hear America Singing"

Walt Whitman

11

Mother to Son

Langston Hughes

12

The Weary Blues

Langston Hughes

13

I, Too

Langston Hughes

14

Song For a Dark Girl

Langston Hughes

15

Hellhound on my trail

robert johnson

16

The Negro Speaks of Rivers

Langston Hughes

17

If We Must Die

Claude McKay

18

Yet Do I Marvel

Countee Cullen

19

Incident

Countee Cullen

20

Theme

abstract, underlying meaning of a work

21

Possible theme of I Know Moon Rise

the desire for rest and to reunite with a loved one taken from life will be achieved through death

22

Standard Slave Narrative Structure

1. brief time of innocence (truly a child)
2. boy made into slave (experice dehumanization)
3. rejection of slave identity (slave becomes man)
4. escape North (re-naming of self)
5. commitment to abolitionist efforts

23

motif

any reoccurring element in a work of literature