Childish Gambino's "This is America" to Teach "The Brief and Wondrous Life"

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11th - 12th
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Using Childish Gambino's "This is America" to teach Junot Diaz's "The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao".

Students will examine Donald Glover's video, "This is America" and close-read its authorial choices looking for examples of subversion and dictatorship--themes aligned with Diaz's own work.

Students will create a brief presentation examining how these themes become apparent, while discussing their importance.

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1 page
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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