Updated: 2/10/2021

Storyboard Text

  • T-Title
  • Harlem
  • What a dream...
  • P-Paraphrase
  • I don't know what to do about my dream
  • What happens if we don't chase this now?
  • C-Connotation
  • Deep Thoughts
  • "Harlem" or "Dreams Deferred"I think the title references where they are going or their dream land
  • A-Attitude
  • What Happens when dreams are put off? Do they go away or do they weigh you down?
  • S-Shift
  • The author uses words like "fester, stink, curst" to give deep descriptive words for what he is describing.
  • T-Theme
  • Dreams
  • The attitude of the poem is confused and sad. The author is unsure what to do with his dream. Some adjectives to describe this are "Dry, fester, Stink, Crust"
  • The tone shifts from very monotone or depressed to the excitement in the last line when it says "Or does it explode?"
  • Dreams
  • The theme is you have two decisions, to chase your dream or watch it slip away.
  • Wait!