Siraj A.

asked • 01/26/21

Read the poem 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes and answer the questions that follow:

Read the poem 'I, Too' by Langston Hughes and answer the questions that follow:

'I, Too'

I, too, sing America.

I am the darker brother.

They send me to eat in the kitchen

When company comes,

But I laugh,

And eat well,

And grow strong.

Tomorrow,

I'll be at the table

When company comes.

Nobody'll dare

Say to me,

“Eat in the kitchen,”

Then.

Besides,

They'll see how beautiful I am

And be ashamed—

I, too, am America.


Respond to the questions given below:


Q 'I, Too' poem reflects the racism and discrimination around the world. However, it is also commented that the poem reflects the self-awareness and right to be free as a self-being in society.     


  1. Discuss the above statement with the current situation across the world prevailing in class systems. (5)
  2. Also critically analyze the poem through a post-colonial perspective. (5)

(Word Limit for each Question: 200-250 words)


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CHRISTINE D. answered • 01/27/21

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