An Analysis Of Tone

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- The speaker is very confident. The tone and language used throughout this poem makes this character trait very evident. For example, when the speaker says, “They send me to the kitchen when company comes but I laugh and eat well and grow strong” (1039). One can imagine that being sent into the kitchen when company comes can be very embarrassing and could even make someone feel less. However, the speaker, based on the response, does not look get bothered or discouraged by this action. Instead, he says laughs about it adds that he will only get stronger which shows confidence and strength. I believe that the speaker is a great spokesperson for the African-American citizens because as previously stated, he exudes confidence and strength which
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