The negro’s speaks of rivers

This essay will be the first in which you will use some sources. While it should primarily use passages from the poem to discuss as evidence, it should also reference 1-2 scholarly sources.
The essay should be in MLA essay format (see  the sample essay for an example of an MLA formatted essay).
The essay must have an MLA format works cited list that cites all sources used.
The essay grading rubric can be found here.
Do not use the same poems you used previously for your initial post in weeks three and four.  I will be checking.
Avoid any and all summary sites within your essay.
Use literary present and third person in your essay, as discussed in lesson two.