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Analysis Of If We Must Die By Claude Mckay

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“If We Must Die” is a 1921 poem which sadly depicted the struggles of an African American had to face and endure even when they fought for our country. The poet Claude Mckay understood this more since he was African American. The cultural context shown was how colored people fought for their movement. In the movement, he inspired the readers by not just being a bystander and let it all happen ,but to become active. In the poem,” If We Must Die” Mckay utilizes allusion, imagery, and metaphor to communicate with others to fight as strong as white people no matter if death is around the corner.
In this poem, it has consisted of three raw literary devices and one of them is the allusions. In this poem the Allusion has made many direct points and
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