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Immigrant Blues
Immigrant Blues
by Li-Young Lee

Immigrant Blues Language and Communication Quotes Page 2

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called "I Want to Sing but I Don't Know Any Songs." (34)

Wanting to sing seems like a desire to express something, right? And not knowing any songs, well, that suggests that our speaker (and those in a similar position) just can't quite express whatever it is that he wants to. It's a sad ending to a sad poem. Our speaker just can't quite find the words.

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