The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

fiction historical literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

816 pages | first published 2021

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The great scholar, W. E. B. Du Bois, once wrote about the Problem of race in America, and what he called “Double Consciousness,” a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. Since childhood, Ailey Pearl Garfield has und...
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Summary of 954 reviews

Moods

emotional 89%
reflective 73%
challenging 71%
sad 52%
informative 50%
dark 35%
inspiring 30%
hopeful 24%
tense 17%
funny 6%
adventurous 4%
mysterious 4%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 34%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 45% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 18%

Average rating

4.66

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