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Early American writers first had to ensure their own survival before they could think about writing for entertainment.
These early writings were more about keeping historical records than of creating something with literary value, so these works would be narratives, descriptions, observations, reports, journals, and histories.
We need to be mindful of this when reading them in this current day. Day 3 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes. Click on each term and summarize its definition so you have a clear understanding of its meaning: Watch the video and read about the Mayflower Compact.
Use the questions to help direct the notes you take on what Bradford writes. Bradford uses several literary devices to create his own style. The way an author uses language is his or her style.
If an exam question asks you to describe the style an author uses, you should describe the rhetorical devices the author uses to create his or her style. Can you find anymore in the text? Look again at the definition of litotes from your vocabulary. Bradford uses this device in his writing.
Here is one example: Writing Read about 7 Critical Reading Strategies. Yes, this is related to writing! Day 4 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes.
Tell someone what T. Puritans believed that God had absolute sovereignty and authority. Of course these beliefs would influence the literature they produced.
Day 5 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes. Review the instructions for Response to Literature assignments in the course description at the top of this page.
Record your score out of 30 on the grading sheet using the rubric. Day 6 Vocabulary Record these words and their definitions in your notes. Read about the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Use your function keys for a search for that phrase on the page.
Read to the end of the page.
For the future United States of America? What does this sermon explain about the beliefs and goals of the Puritans?This course was created by Rebecca Epperly Wire.
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Credits: 1 Recommended: 10th, 11th, 12th (This is typically the 11th grade course.) Prerequisite: Literature. Jazz poetry is a literary genre defined as poetry necessarily informed by jazz music—that is, poetry in which the poet responds to and writes about jazz.
Jazz poetry, like the music itself, encompasses a variety of forms, rhythms, and sounds.
Is Jazz Dead? examines the state of jazz in America at the turn of the twenty-first century. Musicians themselves are returning to New Orleans, Swing, and Bebop styles, while the work of the '60s avant-garde and even '70s and '80s jazz-rock is roundly ignored.
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Dr. Dwight Andrews Atlanta Jazz Hero Dr. Dwight Douglas Andrews is dedicated to the idea that music and particularly jazz is an extension of the African-American spiritual tradition that includes gospel and liturgical music.
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