2019 - 2020 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

1050/0  African American Literature

0.5 credit per semester

In this course, students will learn to critically analyze texts within the African American literary tradition written from the later part of the eighteenth century to the present. These texts will be approached as manifestations of the struggle of African-Americans to create identity and to articulate their concerns for justice and equality. Students will examine closely the literary character of these texts while seeking to place these works within the context of the socio-cultural milieu in which they were generated.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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