C L A S S # 2 2ELIT 48CSeeing thin models affects / effects younggirls self image.The effect / affect on a young girl maybe self-hate.
Seeing thin models affects (influences) young girls self image.The effect (result) on a young girl may be self-hate.• Effect is usually a noun that means a result or thepower to produce a result: “The sound of the fallingrain had a calming effect, nearly putting me tosleep.”• Note that effect can also be a verb meaning to bring aboutor execute: “The speakers somber tone effected adampening in the general mood of the audience.”(produced a result by dampening the mood)• Affect is usually a verb that means to have aninfluence on: “His loud humming was affecting myability to concentrate.”• Easily Confused or Misused Words | Infoplease.comhttp://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0200807.html#ixzz2T2t9Bz5r
AGENDA• Chair poetry• Zora Neale Hurston• “The Eatonville Anthology” 530-38• “How it Feels to Be Colored Me” 538-541• Marcy here at 11
POET OF THE DAY?• I would definepoetry as therhythmicalcreation ofbeauty.• - Edgar Allen Poe
LECTUREZORA NEALE HURSTONA CONTI NUA TI ON OF THE HA RLEM RENA I SSA NCEDI SCUSSI ON
FOLKLORE AND TRADITION•After graduating from Barnard College in New York City,Hurston returned to Eatonville to study her townspeople.As an anthropologist, she treasured the myths, legends,and folklore that combined to create the uniqueAfrican-American culture. Hurstons cultural pride andanthropological interests fused in her fiction. Sherecorded the voice of her native townspeople in anauthentic manner, effectively capturing the mood,speech patterns, attitudes, and customs of Eatonville.Today, one of the most noted features of Hurstons fictionis her use of the African-American dialect in the speechof her characters.
DISCUSSIONR E A D Z O R A N E A L E H U R S T O N : “ T H E E A T O N V I L L E A N T H O L O G Y ” 5 3 0 - 3 8“ H O W I T F E E L S T O B E C O L O R E D M E ” 5 3 8 - 5 4 1
1. Community is a consistent theme in the works of ZoraNeale Hurston and the primary bond among the smallerstories contained in "The Eatonville Anthology." Howdoes the image of a front porch act as a symbol of thesocial concept of community? Cite specific incidentsfrom the story that prove this connection."THE EATONVILLE ANTHOLOGY"
"THE EATONVILLE ANTHOLOGY"• How does the narrators viewpoint direct thereaders understanding and approval of thecitizens presented in "The EatonvilleAnthology"? Discuss specific examples.
“How Does it Feel to be Colored me?”“HOW IT FEELS TO BE COLORED ME?”• Originally published in the May 1928 edition of TheWorld Tomorrow, “How It Feels to Be Colored Me”was a contentious essay that obviously did not fitwith the ideologies of racial segregation, nor did itcompletely mesh with the flowering of black prideassociated with the Harlem Renaissance.• How does the piece resist trends and movements ofthe times?
HOMEWORK• Read African American (Minority)Criticism• Post # 22• QHQ: African American Criticism• Consider one of our previous texts throughthe lens of African American Criticism.