Name: Instructor: Course: Date: The Harlem Renaissance African-American distinctiveness is depicted as a naturalon of the double consciousness. The consciousness that is associated with the African-American is conveyed in the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. The reasons for expressing the Black Pride and Unity as well as double-consciousness originated from historical cultural as well as psychological realities that confronted the African-Americans realities that endure to delineate the socio-cultural landscape in America. Thus the following essay will endeavor to explore the salient themes: Black Pride and Unity as well as the African Self-perception as double consciousness as depicted during the Harlem Renaissance. During the Harlem Renaissance period it was characterized by the time the African Americans had lost hope about freedom and liberty but instead they need to take actions if they were to achieve freedom The Harlem Renaissance drive brought great success for Blacks in every aspect of their life. The efforts of prominent African-Americans such as Zora Hurston and Hughes changed the perception of society towards the African’s culture and therefore a new change was achieved within America. The Harlem Renaissance inspired the Blacks and the changes that were achieved in the society enabled the Blacks to excel. It is clear that the Blacks would not have been able to articulate the prejudices that they were subjected to in absence of Harlem Renaissance crusade. Work Cited Brown Sterling and Deyior Dunbar. "THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE." Practice 9.10: 20. [...]
The Harlem Renaissance: Hughes & Hurston Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston Themes: Black Pride & Unity African American Self-Perception as Double Consciousness Your analysis should be in the form of a focused, well-organized, grammatically correct essay with an interesting introduction, relevant body paragraphs that support the thesis statement, and a satisfactory conclusion. Your essay must be in accordance with the Modern Language Association (MLA) guidelines. Further requirements include: 750 words, typed, doublespaced, in 12 point font, Times New Roman. Note: 750 words is the equivalent of three double spaced pages.