f n Du Bois' first essay, "of our spiritual strivings" he introduces the

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n Du Bois' first essay, "of our spiritual strivings"
he introduces the conce pt of double-conscroasness
which he describes as the "sense of always
looking at one's serf through the eyes or o"thers,
of measuring
one's sour by the tape of a worrd that rooks
on in amused contempt and pity.,,
Many of us feel this double-consciousness.
lt my be due to our race, gender, ethnicity, religion,
immigrant
status' or some other factor. we feel we are
being watched and judged by others and coming
up
short' How does this apply to you? How does it
affect you and what you do? what is your
doubleconsciousness? rf you don't feer this doubre
consciousness at ail, why is that?
f
write a two-page double spaced standard essay
in which you describe how the concept of
double-consciousness applies to you or why it
doesn,t.
Please underline vour thesis sentence.
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