The Project Paper focuses on a
suggested topic related to art, architecture, history, music, or literature.
The project will reflect your views and interpretation of the topic. This
project is designed to help you stretch your mind and your abilities to be the
creative, innovative, and critical thinker you already are!
Choose one (1) of the topics from
the list of topic choices below. Read the topic carefully. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper (750-1,000
words) that responds to each of the items described in the topic.
Below are instructions and topic I chose:
- Support your ideas with specific, illustrative examples.
If there are questions or points associated with your chosen topic, be
sure to answer all of the listed questions and address all of the items in
that topic. If your topic asks you to do several things related to the
topic, be sure to do each of the things listed.
- While some of the topics tend to lend themselves toward
particular writing genres, you are not restricted to the specific format
suggested for the individual topic. For example, you may do an
“interview,” a “proposal,” a “letter,” a “short story,” a “blog,” an
“essay,” an “article,” or any other written genre for almost any of the
topics. The project is intended to be fun as well as informative, so feel
free to be creative with the delivery of your information.
- Use at least three (3) good quality academic sources,
with one (1) source being the class text.
Note: Wikipedia and other similar Websites do not qualify
as academic resources. You are highly encouraged to use the Resource Center tab
at the top of your Blackboard page.
Harlem Renaissance Poets. Essay & Poem. Choose two
(2) poems by different authors from the
Harlem Renaissance. Write an essay that:
- Describes each author’s role and importance within the
- Identify the elements in each of their poems in which
you see evidence of the “double-consciousness” being expressed by each
- Fully describe at least two (2) primary themes you see
in the poetry written during this time period, referring to specific
lines in each of the poems.
- Write your own poem that expresses these identified
themes of the Harlem Renaissance.