A social formation refers to a society (a social structure at any level such as a nation, city, business, university, or even a family) with all its complications or issues. Some of the poets we have studied focus on the ways in which societal pressures and social structures shape and in some case constrict individual experience.
Choose a Black poet that we have NOT studied. What social formation does this poet focus on in their poetry, and perhaps in their public life?
Does the poet suggest that liberation from that particular social formation is possible and/or desirable? If so, how?
Select 2-3 pieces by the poet. What literary techniques does the poet use in their poetry? Go to the following link for https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-te… you
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