Painter of realistic scenes such as his famous painting of Ruby Bridges.
Characters: Daisy, Myrtle, Tom, Gatsby, Nick and Jordan
Symbolism: Eyes of T.T. Fickleburg (moral judgement)
Car accidents (recklessness of the rich)
Green light (hope)
Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech (1948)
Southern man, writing and art props for the human spirit
"Theme For English B"
Subject of poems: Experience of blacks
Style of poems: Jazz
"My Father's Waltz"
Analogy/Metaphor: Waltz (abuse)
Aspects: Cultural boom (ex: jazz music), wealthy people
(good economy), women's' rights, prohibition
Poets: Claude McKay, Countee Cullen, W.E.B. Du Bois,
Arna Bontemps and Zora Neale Hurston
A cultural movement; the propagation of African-American
Setting: East coast; New England
Characters: Troy, Rose, Cory, Lyons, Gabriel, Raynell, Bono and
Symbolism: Baseball (death)
Theme: "Sins of our fathers" Taking the crookeds with the
Native American writer
Brothers: Henry and Lyman
Henry suffers from PTSD
Native American writer from Spokane
"This Is What It Means To Say Phoenix, Arizona"