Essay Prompt: How is the work of Zora Neale Hurston a reflection and a departure from the ideals of the Harlem Renaissance? Include aspects of the Harlem Renaissance that you see reflected in Hurston’s writing as well as characteristics of Hurston’s writing that are departures from the selected aspects of the Harlem Renaissance.
Must obey standard grammar conventions
AT LEAST 5 paragraphs in length
must reference (and cite!) at least 1 of Hurston’s works ( TEWWG)
Remember, do not use first-person language (I, Me, My, You, We, Us, etc)
Some ideals of the Harlem Renaissance:
Celebrating African American Culture