Portrait in Georgia
by Jean Toomer
Portrait in Georgia Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
There's no denying that we've got a body in "Portrait in Georgia," but just whose body is it? Is it the body of a white woman, being described in terms of a black lynching victim? Is it the body of...
We're not just talking skin color here, but of course that plays a big role in "Portrait in Georgia." The thing is, it's not as easy to determine skin color in this poem as you might believe. Don't...