1.) How did Dubois set up the contrast between blacks and whites in his essays "The Souls of Black Folk"?
Dubois sets up the contrasts between blacks and whites in his essays by using the phrase “between me and the other world” (pg. 533). This clear distinction that Dubois makes in the very first sentence of the essays paint a vivid picture about the state of whites and blacks. He continues to use “they” in reference to whites showing that they are not alike. The creation of the two sides sets the seen for the rest of the essays.
2.) What does Faulkner mean by "the pull of blood" in the short story "Barn Burning"?
Colonel Sartoris Snopes d his father, Abner, are at the court of justice of peace. Sartories being a child with blind loyalty he believes the men are his father’s enemies. The judge uses Sartories’s honesty as an insult when making fun of his name and stating that that’s why he cannot lie. Sartories does not like the idea of lying but “the pull of blood” meaning his father’s well-being and the name of the family at stake. “The pull of blood” is referencing the impact that the relationship with his father and the need that Sartories has to protect him has on him (pg 1005).
3.) In what ways does Hemingway use dreamy imagery in "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"? How does the dream imagery suggest death?
Hemingway uses imagery to define death throughout “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” The main character Harry goes on a trip to Africa to try to find the happiness he once had as