Tuesday, November 14, 2006

assignment for wednesday, nov. 15:
read pp. 38-47 in Baraka

vocab: dogma, palliative, anthropomorphic, dictum, conscientious, idiosyncratic

discussion questions:
what were the effects of the spread of Christianity among slaves?
what is the relationship between slaves in America and the Jews of the Bible? how did these similarities and differences appear in music?
what is the significance of the quote at the top of page 41?
what is the significance of dance?
what are the origins of Negro spirituals?

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