Life For Me Ain T Been No Crystal Stair

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I'm going to explain the symbolism of Mother to Son. This poem describes a black people society in the 19th century.

At the beginning of the poem and the last part of the poem there is crystal stair. The author says, “Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.”(5) The author describes my life is not easy, it was hard also it was not clean. The symbolism of crystal stair is clean society, but in the poem the author says, no crystal stair. So, we can know about the author the society is not clean it was corrupt society for black people.

The second symbol also at the beginning of the Mother to Son, the author says, “It's had tacks.”(5) The author shows us when we are in society there has a lot of trouble. The symbolism of tracks is the sharpness
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