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"Citizen: An American Lyric" Reading Response Literature Essay (Essay Sample)

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Please write a short reponse after reading the first 4 chapters of "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine.

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In the book "An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine the author begins the first chapter by recalling a period of utter listlessness. A secondary memory of the author is invoked. In the memory, one is recalling the sounds that a body makes particular in the mouth. In this chapter, Claudia Rankine tells the memories from a second-person point of view to invite readers to them at firsthand rather than at a distance. As this chapter continues, the strength of negative feelings increases. In the second chapter of this book, a picture of Hennessy Youngman is displayed. Hennessy on this YouTube Channel asks the black artists to view the video of Rodney King (Rankine, C. (2014). The author explains that t

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