TPCAST of "I, Too" by Langston Hughes

TPCAST of "I, Too" by Langston Hughes

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  • T-Title
  • I'm all alone.
  • P-Paraphase
  • I'm an American too!!!
  • C-Connotation
  • Go sit over there, you aren't part of this family.
  • It isn't fair I am not in the circle.
  • I think the title means to include someone.
  • A-Attitude
  • I am proud I shoot the winning shot.
  • Boo. We lost.
  • I am American. Just because I am African-American I shouldn't have to eat in a different place than whites. One day whites will see that African-Americans are beautiful as well.
  • S-Shift
  • They will accept me one day.
  • The poem is about an African-American man who is segregated from the rest of hi household and wants to be recognized as an American in spite of his race.
  • T-Theme
  • Wait for me!!!!!!
  • The tone of the poem is proud, apposed, and confident.
  • One day they will accept me.
  • A shift in the poem is in the last stanza when the man starts feeling confident that the white people will think he is eligible for their appreciation.
  • A person should not separate one's self from others based on skin color.
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