How It Feels To Be Colored Me

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“How it feels to be colored me” written by Zora Neale Hurston is a descriptive essay on her journey of feelings. This essay summaries writer’s discovery of her race and her number experiences where she has felt her race. The overall tone conveyed by Hurston’s essay “how it feels to be colored me” is optimistic, pretty much self-assuring and most importantly victorious. Optimistic as an throughout the essay she has always been positive and not let anyone’s opinion or action affect her believes and kept believing that slavery was just a matter of history it does not exist anymore. Many time in the essay Hurston has used descriptive language to prove her tone. For example, when she says that she thinks discrimination is pointless because it is

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