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Unformatted text preview: toasts. Throughout Levine’s words, he talks about how the black preachers existed and were important figures respected by black people as far back as the first conversions of African-Americans to Christianity. The trickster tale consists of a confrontation where the weak uses their wits to evade the strong. This however did not prove victory to be enough, and learn the brutal ways of the more powerful. Denying the interpretations of the slaves were problematic because they ignore much of the complexity and and ambiguity within the tales....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course AASP 202 taught by Professor Choflet during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.
- Spring '10