Tone: The tone of the poem, “I, Too”, is serious. It’s serious because racial inequality was a big thing. The people were embarrassed so they sent the colored man to the kitchen to eat.
Word Choice: The word choice makes one think about the words. In the poem the colored man said some strong words. While he was in the kitchen, he spoke to himself in some thoughtful words.
Imagery: The imagery is that the colored man describes himself. He talks about what happens when company comes. He describes himself as growing. This shows that the man is willing to grow better and stronger.
Style: The style is that it is implicit. This means that on need some to think about the poem more. In the poem it talks about how the man will prove them wrong. Also, it talks about how the the colored man is also America.
Theme: The theme is don’t judge one by their characteristics. In the poem it shows many of that. In the text it said, “I am the darker brother.” This explains that one is talking about himself since he knows he’s colored and other people know he’s colored.
Theme continued. Another way that the colored man got judged was when got sent to the kitchen. He got sent to the kitchen to eat. He had to go eat there because the whites were ashamed of his color.