Zoe Watkins’s post is very accurate and informative. My only critique would be a couple of misspelled or made up words here and there. There were some sentences structured incorrectly, and typos. The quote from Frederick Douglass was a valuable component that connected the genre to a notable historical figure. The supporting videos were great, very demonstrative examples and there could have been more of them.

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