Provide a thoughtful response of 2-3 paragraphs each to the following questions. Your responses should include specific evidence from the text cited in MLA format.
1. What advice does Baldwin give his nephew and does any of it surprise you? What does he say about love in relation to racism in America?

2. What does Baldwin argue about the effect of racism on white people. How does he construct this argument and do you find it persuasive?

3. What is significant about Baldwin’s visit to Elijah Muhammad? What is Baldwin’s attitude toward the Nation of Islam, how does it change before and after the visit, and how is it related to his views on racism and race relations in America?


Open chat