I, Too, Sing America
I, Too, Sing America Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Violence and Oppression
OK, so there's not much actual violence in "I, Too, Sing America." Actually, if you're going to look at things literally, there's no violence in the poem at all – no one gets hurt, nothing blows...
The Kitchen and Domesticity
The whole poem takes place in and around the home, and the vast majority of it only happens, really, in a single part of the home – the kitchen area. There's also a lot of talk about eating. Wond...
Health as Hope
This set of images is very closely related to the "Kitchen and Domesticity" set, but also includes the notions of nourishment-as-symbol. There are a lot of ways we nourish ourselves in a metaphoric...
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