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Unformatted text preview: ? 5. How was W.E.B. DuBois' early life different from that of most African Americans? How did it contribute to his sense of "twoness"? ( Talented Tenth ) a. How did DuBois differ from Booker T. Washington re African Americans policies? V. Early Black Culture (minstrel shows) 6. What was the social function of minstrel shows for whites? 7. What was the social function of (later) minstrel shows for blacks? 8. ID: Charles Matthews, Thomas D. Rice, W.C. Handy, Stephen Foster VI. Scott Joplin and ragtime 9. Technically -- how does (do?) the blues differ from most other western music? 10. Re social context -- how did African music differ from Western music? a. call-and-response pattern, cake-walk 11. In the New World, how was slave music functional? 12. How did Scott Joplin's career demonstrate the new potential and the new frustrations of the black artist? (include issue of conceptualizing black culture) a. Terms/IDs: ragtime...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course POLS 4310 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08