How to Make a Slave and Other Essays Questions and Answers

How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

It fairly unusual to use the second-person voice rather than first-person or third-person narration in an essay. In this essay, Walker uses the second person to create a distance in the speaker...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2021, 10:28 pm (UTC)

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How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

In Jerald Walker's essay "Dragon Slayers," Walker describes a life-changing encounter with writer James Alan McPherson. Walker once took a seminar with McPherson, and McPherson's comments on...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2021, 6:25 pm (UTC)

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How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

After a brief interaction with a group of Black men in a Chicago neighborhood that Jerald Walker refers to as “unsafe,” Walker acknowledges the “humanity” that defined the exchange. According to...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2021, 4:30 pm (UTC)

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