Explain how the narrative point of view affects the theme of heroization in the poem.
Read the poem “Harriet Tubman.” What is the narrative point of view?
Third person limited
Which detail from stanza 2 best supports the answer above?
“‘Farewell!’ she sang to her friends one night”
“She was mighty sad to leave ‘em”
“But she ran away that dark, not night”
“She ran to the woods and she ran through the woods”
How does the speaker heroize Harriet Tubman? Make sure to include details in your text.
Read “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Read “Oh Captain! My Captain!” by Walt Whitman.
Read “Frederick Douglass” by Robert Hayden.
This lesson connects to a unit test and essential question.