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Essay Write a two-page essay in which you compare any two out of the four Walt Whitman and Langston Huges poems What do they have in common How are they different Use specific examples from the text to prove your point Poems I too sing America by Langston Hughes I hear America Singing by Walt Whitman Today we know that a poem can best be described as a verbal composition designed to convey experiences ideas or emotions in a very imaginative way characterized by the use of language chosen for its sound and suggestive power and by the use of literary techniques such as meter metaphor and rhyme etc A literary composition like a poem is written with an intensity or beauty of language Poetry can be written about anything you would like Famous Poets like Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes wrote about things that go on in their everyday life I too sign America and I hear America Singing are two famous poems which at that time was something both of these gentlemen experienced in America Among these two poems there is a link of similarities and differences between them I too sing America by Langston Hughes was written about the lifestyle and face of American people in the 1930s This poem talks mostly about slavery and the results of slavery Hughes as an African American himself is speaking in terms of a slave He talks about how he is a black slave being governed by the white man and that there will be a time in which he will never be governed by anyone and would be free I hear America Singing by Walt Whitman was written while walking the docks of New York in the late 1800s Whitman was writing an uplifting poem about the vibrancy strength and creativity of the nation The poem is basically about what the happy people of
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