Modern World Literature-Final Project

Modern World Literature-Final Project

Thesis: The two Jazz Poets often share the same themes of depression and melancholy that face the common black person faces in their day to day lives. There are common themes and trends, often including music and a sense of dread.

Thesis: The two Jazz poets Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka share the same themes of depression and melancholy that face the common black person faces in their day to day lives. There are common themes and trends, often including music and a sense of dread.

The Wearly Blues by Langston Hughs. “I got the weary Blues and I can’t be satisfied. Got the weary bluesa nd can’t be satisfied, I an’t happy no mo.

Paragraph 1 – Does the music from the piano help solve his issues or exacerbate them.

Paragraph 2 – Why can’t he be satisfied, why are the stars emphasized so much in each poem

Preface to A Twenty Volume Suicide Note. “I’ve become accustomed to the way the ground opens up and envelopes me. Nobody sings anymore.

Paragraph 3 -The start of the poem highlights the melancholie of life. The stars are highlighted, even noting the lack of them

Paragraph 4- Amiri highlights the only highlight is the daughter praying to god. Is this a theme to highlight.


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