Compare the storyteller's voice with that of the writer, who was a contemporary of Whitman and Douglass.
This Launchpad guides students through Herman Melville's short story, "Bartleby, the Scrivener." It is augmented with video discussions.
By analyzing The Sources of Country Music, students will discover the musical legacy of Thomas Hart Benton’s story of America and learn how the processes of modernity changed American life in the early decades of the twentieth century. By listening to country music, they will understand how advances in audio recording both captured and changed folk music.