In addition to your summaries/analysis of the weeks readings, review the following poem and give your interpretation. Does Langston Hughes have a positive or negative view of the American Dream? Where do we see this in the poem? Think about the historical context in which this was written. Does that change the meaning of the poem? Why or why not? What else do you have to say about this poem?
Did you push yourself to think deeply about the class texts?
Has reading any of the texts changed your mind on an issue? If so, what, and why? If not, why not? Has reading any of the texts given you a stronger stance on an issue you already cared about? If so, what, and why? If not, why not?
Add anything else you would like to this journal!