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  • Jean Toomer
    "Reapers" is a short poem found in Jean Toomer's larger work Cane, published in 1923. As a whole, Cane deals with the struggles associated with the African-American experience but also covered many...

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  • Cane
    Cane was published in 1923 in the midst of literary modernism. Modernist writers such as Joyce, Stein, Anderson, Frank and artists such as Stieglitz and O'Keefe espoused the "make it new" agenda,...

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  • Cane
    Jazz and blues contribute to inform the way Cane was written. There is a particular attention to the sound and flow of words, repetitions of lines and concepts (see the beginning and end of "Becky"...

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  • Cane
    Cane is deeply concerned with racial conflicts and gender roles. The deep violence implied in race relations is especially apparent in the rural South of the first section, but also in the...

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  • Cane
    According to aristotle, art is mimetic, therefore it should mirror society. Modernist literature, in trying to be faithful to its society, had to adapt to its lack of tradition and stucture. When...

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  • Cane
    There is considerable symbolism in "Cane." The numerous references to cotton accent the powerful place this plant holds in African-American history. The fires that move through the story...

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  • Cane
    Cane is a wonderful book. It was significant in its time for being a leading influence in the Harlem Renaissance. The form of the book was also praised; it was unique. To this day, it's...

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  • Cane
    The sugar industry is quite old and widespread. It is easy to define briefly (the industry of processing raw materials into sugar and selling that sugar), but to define it in detail would take many...

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