All-American

Today, we’re reading David Hernandez‘s poem, “All-American.”  You can listen to Hernandez reading his poem on SoundCloud

  • Write down (and share in your post) every type of person Hernandez describes, or every type of person you think of as you read. Who are these people? Why do the matter in this poem? 
  • Write down all of the locations Hernandez mentions. What do you think these locations represent?
  • How do you identify with this poem? Is there a certain passage, line, or word that connects to your experience?
  • How does Hernandez’s poem connect to other definitions of American we’ve looked at this semester?

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