What is the importance of double consciousness, and the importance of identifying your identity.

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In 4 pages double spaced, do a close-reading of “No no boy” by John Okada and “The souls of Black Folk” by W. E. B. Du Bois. And point out the following things: (pdf link to “no no boy” and rubric for paper attached on files)

How does John Okada define double-consciousness in “No no boy”?

How does W. E. B. Du Bois define double-consciousness through his book “The souls of Black Folk”?

What are some examples shown in “No no boy” by John Okada that show double consciousness. And what are some examples in the book “The souls of Black Folk” by W. E. B. Du Bois ?

How can you use W. E. B. Du Bois notion of double-consciousness to understand African Americans and their psychological condition?

How can you use John Okada notion of double-consciousness to understand Japanese Americans and their psychological condition? (Especially through Ichiro Yamada the main character)

Compare & contrast between W. E. B. Du Bois and John Okada notion of double-consciousness

What is the importance of double consciousness, and the importance of identifying your identity.

How does their discussion of double-consciousness change the way you view racial relations?

How does the concept of double-consciousness help you describe the condition of other racial groups?

Please use a straightforward MLA-style Works Cited list at the conclusion of tye essay, with page references cited parenthetically in your text.

Grading criteria copied and pasted down below:

• Argument: Does the writer make an argument? Does the writer provide proper evidence and analyses to support his, her, or their argument? Does the argument demonstrate sufficient complexity and thoughtfulness?

• Organization: Does the writer successfully show an overarching organizational principle? Do paragraphs cohere? Are there sufficient transitions between ideas? Does the writer “signpost” effectively?

• Engagement with sources: Does the writer adequately introduce the topic and text(s) to an unfamiliar reader? Does the writer analyze and reflect on the source(s) in a nuanced way?

• Mechanics: format, proofreading, grammar, punctuation, spelling, formal conventions Format