Booker T. Washington’s Hand Up

Writing assignment. Write 100 words on this topic: “Was Washington’s program for gaining social acceptance for blacks an elitist program?”



Write 500 words on this topic. "Describe Kourdakov's use of contrasts to strengthen his narrative." Examples: Sunday afternoon's activities, or the meetings -- public and private -- where he got his award, or the leaders of the USSR vs. the leaders of the victims. Do you think these contrasts make his narrative more powerful?