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Unformatted text preview: simply because hes American. Though he is a person of color, he tends to identify with other cultures in America because they all share the same citizenship and the surroundings in which they live in. According to him this provides the basis for all cultural understanding and the ability to intertwine between and also the acceptance of different cultures. As he addresses his instructor, he states, I am a part of you which leads one to believe his acknowledgement of being American a race within itself. In addition to this, the narrator of the poem conveys the importance of learning from people of other races. To him age is not a factor nor is ones social status in society. Something can be learned from everyone....
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