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Democracy

Democracy

by Langston Hughes

Democracy: Name That Theme True or False

1. Not needing freedom "when I'm dead" best works with the theme ofmortality
2. Resisting "compromise and fear" when talking about democracy best works with the theme ofversions of reality
3. Having rights like "the other fellow" works with the theme ofsociety and class
4. Imagining freedom as a "strong seed" evokes the poem's theme ofcourage
5. "Tomorrow is another day" is an idiom that the speaker uses to help express the poem's theme ofperseverance

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