Style and Theme in For colored girls who have considered sui

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Lorin Hobart AML 2604 11-25-96 Ms. Hunt Style and Theme in For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow is Enuf W For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow is Enuf is a piece of work written by Ntozake Shange. It is written in an unusual style that is called a choreopoem. This style is very effective when done by a skilled poet such as Shange. She uses a combination of rhyming lyrics and a play like format to captivate the reader. The subject matter of her work is very powerful as well. The entire collection revolves around how black women are oppressed and their courage throughout many trials. Using the combination of a unique style and riveting content Ntozake Shange sends a message of hope and pride to her fellow black women in her work For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow is Enuf. First of all, Shange writes in the form a choreopoem. A choreopoem is a piece of work that is written as a poem but is intended to be acted out on stage sort of like an opera. It is constructed in such a way that it flows just as
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