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English (Arts)
Course
ENGL 226
Professor
Kait Pinder
Semester
Summer

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Claude McKay Reading THE HARLEM DANCER BY CLAUDE MCKAY Identify • "Applauding youths laughed with young prostitutes" • "But, looking at her falsely-smiling face/ i knew her self was not in that stranger place" Meaning • consequences of oppression • first impression of dancer is through others (audience) • contrasts (juxtaposes) ◦ sadness of dancer ◦ happiness/revelry of audience • the tragic demise of human dignity AMERICA BY CLAUDE MCKAY Identify • "Although she feeds me bread of bitterness/ And sink into my throat her tiger's toot
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