At LEAST 4 sentences per discussion question.  

1.  What was the Trail of Tears in the poem by by R. T. Smith?

2. Discuss the Harlem Renaissance and name 2 writers.

3.   What is the difference between a sijo and a haiku?

4. What is the difference between Rap and Hip Hop poetry according to Professor Benjamin Bowser? (Hint: class handout).

5. Discuss the Black Arts Movement and name two writers.

6. Discuss Magical Realism.