What would Langston Hughes say to Clarence Thomas?
Your goal is to produce an essay that answers the above question. Arrive at your own conclusion and then support your answer with textual evidence.
Your essay must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the cultural significance of the Modern Era (1914-1945).
Your essay must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the cultural relevance of the Harlem Renaissance and the current relevance of Langston Hughes’ essay, “From the Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain.”
Your essay must demonstrate a thorough understanding of how the character of J. Alfred Prufrock is relevant today.
Your essay must contain at least two quotes from Langston Hughes, two quotes from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and two quotes from the Corey Robin article about the life of Clarence Thomas. Six quotes total.
No other outside sources are allowed in the essay.
Essay must be double-spaced, 12 point font. All quotes must be formatted properly. Plagiarism is when you dont use quotes properly. See plagiarism handout.
In addition to answering the question adequately, your essay will be graded on organization, grammar, formatting and adherence to MLA standards for quoted material.
Since Im providing the secondary source, no works cited page is required.
No other sources are allowed in the essay.