Unit-2: Hope and Aspiration

This Unit contains THREE readings:

1. I hove a Dream … (Speech)
2. Glory and Hope (Speech)
3. I Dream a World! (Poem)

Pre Reading:

I have a Dream:

Hove you heard the name of Mortin Luther King, Jr.? He fought for the rights of block people in the United States of America in the 1950s. This was – a momentous speech that paved the way for the Negros to hove their rights. What kind of dream Dr King. Jr is talking about? Do some research to find the conditions in which the Block people lived that prompted this speech.

Glory and Hope:
Hove you heard the name of Nelson Mandela? He fought for the rights of block people in South Africa throughout his life and achieved his mission by abolishing apartheid and giving rights and dignity and freedom to the Block people of South Africa He become the President of South Africa. What glory and what hope is he talking about? Do some research about the life and struggle of Nelson Mandela.

I Dream a World:

This poem is by the great American Block poet, Langston Hughes. What kind of world do you think Langston Hughes is dreaming? What ideals does he shore with King and Mandela? Compare the dreams and hopes these three persons shore?