What are the poetics of Jazz Poetry?


Please write a 4-5 page essay in response to the prompt below. Keep in mind that your essay should propose a thesis, present topic sentences, and offer analysis and textual support. Each of your paragraphs should contain two pieces of evidence. Remember that it should be well-organized and grammatically correct. You can choose poems or music from outside of our class, but make sure to consult me first.
What are the poetics of Jazz Poetry?
If Jazz poetry exists, how do we know? Use the common jazz terms and literary/poetic devices to analyze a movement (Harlem Renaissance, Beat, Black Arts, Hip-Hop) or poems about a musician of your own choosing. Do the poets draw on formal jazz practices and references to jazz culture in a way that communicates a common aesthetic?


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