Literal: One person can do the same things as everybody else, it literally means that he is singing for unity and equality Figurative: The poems internal meaning is meant to symbolize that the subject is one with all Americans, and there is no difference from person to person.
The speaker is discriminated against, but he does the same thing as everyone else, and as he grows stronger he will join the table and everyone will realize his beauty.
¨I too, am America¨ The speaker is one with the country and the others and the quote helps the poem become more encouraging.
The poet´s attitude towards the subject is hopeful. The poet´s attitude towards the reader is discouraging against racism, and encouraging the unity of everyone.
There is a shift in the subject´s confidence and attitude towards the plot. The poet´s attitude towards the reader and subject go from depressing and hopeless, to hopeful and encouraging
The theme is perseverance. The subject must work through all of his problems in order to achieve his goal of unity and fairness. The poet is trying to convey to the reader that everyone and everything is equal, and everyone deserves the same opportunities as the next person