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If We Must Die

If We Must Die


by Claude McKay

Analysis: Tough-O-Meter

(2) Sea Level

This one isn't a real toughie. Though the slightly old-fashioned language could slow an inexperienced reader down, it's written to inspire readers, not to confuse them.

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