Analysis Of Amen By James Baldwin

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James Baldwin was also known as James Arthur Baldwin and wrote famous for his novels. He was born in Harlem on August 2,1924, his mother was Emma Berdis Jones his father was David Baldwin, went to Dewitt Clinton high school, the new school James did not go to college due to looking after his family he was a preacher he died on December 1, 1987, place of death Saint Paul De Vence. The poem, untitled let us know let your light shine but at the same time don’t get carried away, if you don’t let your light shine you want be yourself ‘’not get carried away by the sound of the falling water’’ . Be yourself and don 't judge people by how they are or how they look because if you 're not yourself your life would be in darkness. You have to know yourself where you come from who you stand for, because if you 're not yourself you wouldn 't be living your life. Be yourself, let your light take you far in life don’t let people judge because of how they look. The poem Amen by James Baldwin if you don’t feel death you know where you going when you die, death is going because you 're still living praising the Lord praises God while on earth getting and having a closer and closer relationship feeling God 's presence being with God for eternal life there would be that secret knowledge would be seeing the Lord it would be the most beautiful and best thing in the world. …show more content…

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