Can someone summarize chapter 5 of The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B Du Bois?
You can find a summary and analysis of chapters 1-6 in the eNotes study guide for this book, to which I've pasted a link below.
The Souls of Black Folks is a collection of essays about African American life in the years after the Civil War. Chapter 5 is titled "Of the Wings of Atalanta." It is about the city of Atlanta and how it emerged with new life after the war. Before the war, DuBois says, Atlanta "slept dull and drowsy." He says that it is hard to "live...
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