Upgrade to remove ads
Westgate FINAL Author Information
Terms in this set (31)
Author of Midsummer Night's Dream
Wrote 37 plays
Born in Stratford Upon Avon
Performed in the Globe Theater
Wrote 'Mother to Son'
Used the blues because it reflected the African American experience
Used African American Vernacular
Wrote 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers'
Wrote 'Dream Deferred'
Wrote 'The Weary Blues'
Wrote 'The Tropics in New York'
Wanted to be judged on the quality of his work, not by the color of his skin
Wrote with a Jamaican vernacular
Wrote about racial injustice
Used African American children to depict the harshness of racial prejudice
Part of the Talented Tenth
Wrote 'Harlem Wine'
Wrote 'Of Mice & Men'
Was born in Salinas, CA in 1902
Worked on the ranches in CA and got stories from Mexican workers
Took only the courses he felt necessary in life
Wrote 'The Gifts of the Magi'
Wrote 'Slaughterhouse 5'
Born November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, IN
Likes to be funny and comical
Individual who was like no body else
Liked to look at the real side of everything, even though what he looked at often times had a negative truth to it
Was a POW and survived WWI
Felt that people should be skeptical of authority and stay true to humanity in such a dehumanizing world
"I like to say that the 51st state is the state of denial."
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Modern Authors Test
Brave New World
music + the movies
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Cirulli Unit 9 Vocab
BIO Unit 9 Quiz
Cirulli Vocab Unit 8
BIO Midterm Part 2