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TVO ILCENG4UPoem analysis worksheetPoem analysis worksheet (for submission)Poem #1 “I look at the world” by Langston HughesPoem #2 “I, Too” by Langston HughesWhat can you learn from the title of the poem?That the Poem will discuss his personal experience. Besides I can assume that he will express his own perception of the world.That I am also a part of this society. That I’m not a marginal class; I am an essential part of America, too. Identify and explain poetic devices in the poem.“ I look at the world”Repetition: “ I look, I look, I look”Rhyme: face/space, see/me, know/go, mind/find. “They send me to eat in the kitchen” “ And grow strong. /”When company comes”Alliteration: “e” sound, and “o” sounds.How are the words arranged? What is the effect on the reader?The themes are determination to fight oppression, and pride, clearly expressed in “that all these walls oppression builds will haveto go!”There is no rhyme scheme and the metre varies from line to line. The short lines, some will only one word, send a message of deliberation, direct speech as if he was replaying to oppression he has experienced. Copyright © 2018 The Ontario Educational Communications Authority. All rights reserved.1
TVO ILCENG4UPoem analysis worksheetIdentify word clusters to help you determine the theme or main idea of your poem.

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