Reflection Paper

This short paper reflects on the readings, themes, lectures, in-class discussions and resources covered during the first part of this course. Integrate your personal experience, observations, and analysis with the larger themes of Spoken word culture. Consider your thoughts on how Spoken Word impacts society, and how the personal, social, cultural and political affect Spoken Word. Connect the role of oral culture in your own life, identity(ies), backgrounds or history, and what you are discovering/questioning about Spoken Word and performance. Use specific examples and references.
The Reflection paper should use essay structure, and be between 750 and 1000 words (3 – 4 double spaced pages). Include a bibliography of all references.