“A Dream Deferred” Race and Intertextuality

Unit title: “A Dream Deferred” Race and Intertextuality
Global issue cluster(s): Politics, power and justice
Area of exploration(s): Intertextuality; Time and Space
Key concepts
: Culture, transformation
Related concepts: Intertextuality
Statement of inquiry: Texts often borrow from each other in order to amplify important ideas about society and even transform reality.
Literary work / texts: Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park, paired with some non-fiction language texts like speeches and feature articles.


  • Paper 1 guided analysis
  • Paper 2 comparative literary analysis
  • Mock individual oral

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