Close Reading of Booker T Washington Essay
Instructions: Respond to one of the following options in a reflective two page essay. The essay should be typed, double spaced, 12 Font Times New Roman, and in MLA format. Please provide at least two quotes from the reading selection with in text citations and works cited page to support your response. I want your interpretation of the material in response to the question you select to answer.
After reading excerpts from Booker T Washington’s Up From Slavery, how did Washington use his experiences with slavery to argue for the end of slavery? Given the intellectual racism of the era, how does Washington’s autobiographical slave narrative argue in favor of the ingenuity and genius of the black writer? What is the importance of literacy for the slave, as told by Washington?