ENG. 297 Final Exam Part 2

ENG. 297 Final Exam Part 2 - Joe Lipsey III 11/15/2010 ENG....

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Joe Lipsey III 11/15/2010 ENG. 297 Final Exam Part 2 2) “I, Too” by Langston Hughes Line 1: It is a strong statement, and placing the “too” after the I, shows significance in that he is putting emphasis on including himself. Lines 2-4: Hughes states who he is in a way that has a negative connotation. The third line brings forth imagery and prompts memories of prior knowledge of times when slavery existed in America and the treatment of African Americans during that period of time. Lines 5-7: Now a sense of pride and hope come into play from the speaker. He is convinced of his victory in that he will be treated differently thus the same as others. Lines 8-14: This stanza is a continuation of the power felt and the confidence in the speaker. He speaks in reference to the future, “tomorrow” and shows assertiveness in lines 11-12, “Nobody’ll dare say to me”. You can also tell he has not had much education due to the slang he is using with words such as Nobody’ll. This
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