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After you post your response, you should then respond to at least one other response.

Please respond to one of the following questions over the assigned reading for this week. Your response should be thoughtful and at least 150-200 words in length. After you post your response, you should then respond to at least one other response. Your reaction response should be at least 100-150 words in length.

Hammon and Terry: These African-American poets are just beginning to appear in American Literature textbooks. Do you agree or disagree with their inclusion in your textbook? Why or why not?
Equiano: Would you read Equiano differently if you suspected some of his earlier “memories” might not be his?
Brown: “Memoirs of Carwin” really begins the influence of both Romanticism and Gothic Romance to American Literature. The concept of ventriloquism was so new at the time Brown was writing; in Wieland, Carwin will control Theodore Wieland, and he will kill several members of his family due to the “voices” he hears. Is ventriloquism used today the same way or differently