Class 1.3

We Dive In

Introduce class aims, design, schedule, policies.

Introduce Essay 1 on 12 Years a Slave. View party this evening.

McQueen’s movie based on an 1853 slave narrative by Solomon Northup. Look at the title page and discuss the rhetorical mission of this and other slave narratives, based on what was learned in Humanities last semester.

Break into groups to discuss the rhetorical and aesthetic function of one of the illustrations:

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