Theme for English B
Theme for English B Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Black and White Imagery
This poem is written by the only black student in a class with a white instructor. Throughout the poem, the difference between being colored and white is discussed—whether it's race, or a piece o...
Throughout the poem, specific locations are mentioned. We get the sense that geographic locations are a huge part of the speaker's identity. Geography, indeed, plays a big role in race, especially...
It's no surprise that there's a lot of talk about learning in this poem—after all, the poem is supposed to be an assignment for an English class. But learning, in this poem, is about so much more...
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