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TVO ILC ENG4U Poem analysis worksheet Poem analysis Analysis questions Poem No. 1 Poem No. 2 What can you learn from the title of the poem? The title "I, Too" suggests that this poem is about equal rights. If the word is heard as the number two The title "I Look at the World" may be about how the poet perceives the world around him which suggests that he may not be pleased with what he sees. Identify and explain poetic devices in the poem. Repetition is present because the stanza "I, too, sing America" is repeated more than once throughout the entire poem. Extended metaphor is used to emphasize the segregation and racial inequality. Rhyme is used in the poem (face, space; me, see). Repetition is also used (I look, I look). How are the words arranged? What is the effect on the reader? "sing America" means that he claiming his right to feel patriotic towards America, even though he is the "darker" brother. "darker brother" suggests that this poem is about the racial injustice in America. "They send

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