I, Too Sing America

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Toure1Toure FantaMrs. CarlsonHonors English 1016 December 2015I, Too, Sing AmericaIn 1920, Langston Hughes became the voice of black America. He was theinspirational voice of the African-Americans, the hope and motivation of many. Langstonwrote about freedom of creative expression, about ordinary people leading ordinary lives,politics, America, dreams, equality and inequality. No surprise was created when hispoem: I, Too, Sing America was about a black man wish and hopes to live a life withequality. This poem conveys the fact that despite the differences of color, all peopleliving in America are Americans and have the right to be treated equally. Langstonspoem I, Too, Sing America illustrates the hope of equality, ambition and freedom of anoppressed person.Metaphors and Imagery is the main the structure of this poem. Hughes usedthroughout the whole poem, to give us an approximate image of what an abused persongoes through. The speaker started by saying that he, too sing America(line1). That he,too was American, the he, too was human, that he, too was born into this land andtherefore, should have the same rights as his white fellows. The poem

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