1. Respond to the following prompt:
In “Any Human to Another” Countee cullen writes that “Your grief and mine / must intertwine / like sea and river”. While Cullen’s poem addresses racial injustices in America, it also speaks to the human capacity for empathy and a willingness to take up another’s problems as your own.
In Chapter 4 of The Great Gatsby Jordan and Nick become involved in Gatsby and Daisy’s problem. Why? Provide textual evidence to explain what motivates them to become involved in Gatsby and Daisy’s unrequited love.
2. Watch the two movie trailers below and answer the following questions. How do these two movie trailers differ? What scenes and characters does each emphasize? How do other filmic effects (such as music, editing, scenes, etc.) contribute to this difference? What can we learn from these different interpretations of the source text?