The title is an actual title for the class he is taking called “English B”. The tone of the title is serious and straightforward. The title is directed towards the instructor of the narrators "English B" class.
A - Attitdue
Hughes received a homework assignment to write an essay for his English class. He was supposed to write an essay that is true to himself. Hughes was not sure if he should write from the perspective of his hometown and the people there or write to the people like his instructor(white). Hughes then talks about how he is just as much as an American as anyone else. He believes his teacher and him can learn from each other. The last line is stating it is his paper for a class.
S - Shift
"Harlem" the poet's hometown "I hear You" letting the reader know that he understands their point of view even though they are different races
T - Theme
The Subject is the instructor and the essay The poet's attitude is positive because he is saying that everyone can get along no matter the color of their skin He is also postitive about himself and his situation
There is no shift in the poem.
The message this poem is trying to convey onto life is the message of equality and coexisting with others.