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TVO ILC ENG4U Poem analysis worksheet Kevin Nguyen Poem analysis worksheet (for submission) Analysis questions Poem No. 1 (I, Too) Poem No. 2 (I Look at the World What can you learn from the title of the poem? I learn from the title that although the narrator is black, he still wants to be treated the same as other American. Identify and explain poetic devices in the poem. Allusion: “I, too, sing America” - This line is an allusion to Walt Whitman’s poem “I Hear America Singing.” In this poem, Whitman doesn’t include black people as part of his vision. - The author uses this line as a way to say that black people are also an important part of the American society. Symbol: I’ll be at the table - The table symbolizes the participation in American everyday life. The author uses this symbol to emphasize that a day will come where racism will no longer exist and black people will be treated the same as other American. - “Company” symbolizes the white people in the society. It shows the racism where the white people segregates the black people and refuse to accept them as part of

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