Please respond to one of the following questions over the assigned reading for this week. Your response should be thoughtful and at least 150-200 words in length. After you post your response, you should then respond to at least one other response. Your reaction response should be at least 100-150 words in length.
Hammon and Terry: These African-American poets are just beginning to appear in American Literature textbooks. Do you agree or disagree with their inclusion in your textbook? Why or why not?
Equiano: Would you read Equiano differently if you suspected some of his earlier “memories” might not be his?
Brown: “Memoirs of Carwin” really begins the influence of both Romanticism and Gothic Romance to American Literature. The concept of ventriloquism was so new at the time Brown was writing; in Wieland, Carwin will control Theodore Wieland, and he will kill several members of his family due to the “voices” he hears. Is ventriloquism used today the same way or differently