**You are encouraged to respond to more than one peer, but your primary peer response must meet the word count.
Choose 1-2 poems or Hughes’ “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”. Explore their meaning and how you may relate to the content and/or how your selection(s) reflects real life situations.
In “Sweat”, Hurston tells the story of abuse and survival. Discuss Delia’s psychological abuse and how it eventually transformed her.