Jean Toomer: American Poet During The Harlem Renaissance

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Jean Toomer was an important American Poet during the Harlem Renaissance. One of his most famous work was Cane, which he wrote after his experience in the south as a school principal. Cane consisted of a collection of poems and stories, and it played an important role during the Harlem Renaissance. Toomer wrote about the African American slaves and the circumstances they faced during harvest. Harvest Song, which appears in chapter 27 of the book Cane, and it is a poem written in first person in which the narrator is a reaper who works in the field. The poem communicates that the harvest that the reaper had to go through was unsatisfactory because he felt hunger, powerless, and isolated. Jean Toomer communicates that the harvest he is describing
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