Strange Fruit - Week 2 Question How do we work with a variety of texts and how do we see these texts as an artist’s original voice and an attempt

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Unformatted text preview: Week 2 Question: How do we work with a variety of texts and how do we see these texts as an artist’s original voice and an attempt to spark change or new methods of thought? Daily Question: How do we work with these texts? Image: Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith (Be warned. This image is 100% horrific. You can choose not to look if you don’t want to see it.)  Song: “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday  Poem: a whole lot! Happened in Indiana Aug. 8, 1930  Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith were charged for robbing/murdering a white factory owner and raping his girlfriend. It’s been confirmed that they began robbing him and the white worker was later found shot, but I didn’t find much more evidence than that.  When Abram Smith tried to free himself from the rope, he was lowered and had his arms broken to keep him from trying to get free again This photo sold thousands of copies...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 341 taught by Professor Lisle during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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Strange Fruit - Week 2 Question How do we work with a variety of texts and how do we see these texts as an artist’s original voice and an attempt

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