I Too Sing America Poem Analysis

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Langston Hughes conveys a similar message throughout most of his poems. “Let America Be America Again”, “I Too Sing America” and “Down Where I am” are all very similar in that they convey the same message. Blacks and whites will be equal someday. In “Let America Be America Again” Hughes says, “Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme.” This could be paraphrased or interpreted as “The U.S. should return to the old way of no one having all the power” because if blacks would have had more power back then instead of whites having most of the power, whites and blacks would have been more equal. In “I Too Sing America” Hughes uses shifts, “I am the darker brother/They send me to eat in the kitchen/When company comes,/Tomorrow,/I’ll be at the
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