English 372

Documentary Poetry
Professor: Jessica Fisher
Fall 2020

Probing Questions

Once you have selected some sources, analyze and evaluate each item using these questions:

  • Who created the item?
  • Why or for whom was it created?
  • What story does it tell?
  • Why is it important?
  • What questions do you have about it?
  • What perspective or content is absent from it?
  • What narrative is it part of? What happened before it was created, and what happened after?
  • What ethical issues does this item raise?