Literature

Poetry of the Black Aesthetic

Please read the following selections in your coursepack: Gilyard, Keith and Anissa Wardi. African American Literature. Chapter 12 Introduction, “The Black Aesthetic” Johnson, Helene. “Poem” Brooks, Gwendolyn. “The Mother” Baraka, Amiri. “A Poem for Black Hearts” Scott-Heron, Gil. “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” Using direct evidence from this unit’s assigned readings, create a new post in which you discuss how language choices and decisions made about the form of the poems create meaning in the poetry of the Black Aesthetic. After reading the introduction material that explains the Black Aesthetic, is there one poem in the list that is particularly effective in representing the aims of these writers? (150 words)And respond two student in two sentence for each.15/05/20207english

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