Incident

Incident

Storyboard Text

  • Title
  • OLD BALTIMORE
  • Paraphrase
  • N*gger
  • OLD BALTIMORE
  • Figurative Language
  • OLD BALTIMORE
  • Some type of incident has happened to the author, that has had a lasting impact on the author's life.
  • Attitude/Tone
  • OLD BALTIMORE
  • I was riding down in Baltimore happy as can be then I saw a person, he was staring at me than out of nowhere he said a racial slur at me. After that day I saw the true colors of my city.
  • Shifts
  • OLD BALTIMORE
  • Black and White
  • Heart-filled, head-filled (alliteration/parallelism)
  • Title
  • OLD BALTIMORE
  • Sadness and melancholy
  • In the first stanza, the shift comes after line 2
  • N*gger
  • After reading the poem our prediction was partly correct. The poem overall is about a racial encounter that the author had as a child.
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