Ch 5: The Works of James Weldon Johnson

About This Chapter

These comprehensive lessons examine the major works of James Weldon Johnson. Learn how to interpret and analyze texts like ''The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man'' and ''God's Trombones''.

The Works of James Weldon Johnson Chapter Summary

Explore the career of James Weldon Johnson by taking an in-depth look at some of his most influential works, including:

  • The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
  • God's Trombones

Familiarize yourself with their plot summaries and discover key themes, characters and quotes. These lessons are meant to supplement our existing full-length literature courses, a list of which can be found below.

How to Use this Chapter

These lessons, delivered by professional instructors, are a useful tool for anyone looking to broaden their knowledge of James Weldon Johnson's writing, whether you're studying for an exam or simply want to fuel your passion for literature. The lessons offer an overview of the author's oeuvre but can also be used to delve deeper into a specific text. View the lessons in any order and study efficiently thanks to extra features like the self-assessment quizzes.

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Use these courses to find related content and enrich your overall understanding of literature.

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