Formal research paper.
Relate at least three poems by three different, diverse, notable authors, through the lens of ethnic studies/postcolonial criticism to to one of the following works we have previously studied:
A Doll’s House
By diverse, I mean I want you to cross cultures, gender. Find Asian women who relate to Baldwin. Find Black men who relate to Chopin. How does Ibsen relate to a Middle Eastern poet? Don’t just search for it and repeat what the first page of Google says. Be creative. Be smart. I also want a scene from Rebels, a Journey Underground included.
Don’t use any poems previously discussed in the class and please, absolutely no more poems about caged birds. Make sure the poem comes from a reputable source, such as a literary journal (use a library database) or
1,500 words excluding Works Cited page
Works cited page should contain at least 6 examples of your own research — a combination of literary criticism (1 – 2) and primary sources (4 -5).
The works cited page will also contain the three poems, assigned text, and Rebels, a Journey Underground and for a total of 11 sources.
Make sure you review the
Paper must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document.