Too, Sing America 'And Langston Hughes' Still I Rise

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Langston Hughes’ poem, “I, Too, Sing America”, and Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”, have many similarities, and also many differences. These two poems were both written by poets who were fighting for the rights of African Americans, and women during their time period. The audience and the purpose of the two poems are the same, along with their time periods. One of the things slightly different about these poems, is the topic. The topic of both poems have their similarities in a way, but they are also different. Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou both fought for the rights of African Americans. Langston Hughes fought for rights of all African Americans, while Maya Angelou mainly focused specifically on women’s rights. “I, Too, Sing America” is
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