i, Too


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Storyboard Description


Storyboard Text

  • Title
  • All of them have something in similar in this image, they all are walking.
  • Paraphrase
  • You can't eat with us!
  • I can do what I want! Who cares what they say!
  • Oh. Okay. You can eat here.
  • Connotation
  • Wait! Don't be free! Come back!
  • "I, Too" could mean that the person in the story does something similarly to someone else.
  • Attitude
  • Why must I suffer this pain?
  • "I, Too" is a poem about a person slowly becoming cared about, accepted, or determined. The character in the story is shown to be shunned by others in the stanza, but by the third stanza, the poem's character opens up and becomes determined.
  • Shift
  • I want to eat with them.
  • Someday I'll eat with them.
  • The entire final stanza is a metaphor. "I, too, am America" could set impact on the poem by having the person in the poem be freed from his loneliness and problems.
  • Theme
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  • We accept him!
  • The poem has an upsetting tone. It features a man who is upset with the pain he has to suffer from, but he wants the pain to end.
  • The poem shifts from being in one time period to the next. The poem goes from the past in the second stanza, the future in the third stanza, and the present in the first, fourth, and fifth stanzas.
  • PAST
  • I can eat here with you?
  • Yeah!
  • The person in the poem is being said to slowly becoming more respected and acknowledged by others.
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