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We as humans are born a different race but we are still the same In Langston Hughes Theme for English B his diction created an atmospherical representation of the world that he lived in and the world where we wanted and hoped to live The speaker in the poem explains that although he is black and the instructor is white they are still the same I feel and see and hear Harlem I hear you hear you hear me-we two-you me talk on this page represents the use of his diction but also his imagery Hearing Harlem hearing a city puts the thoughts of bustling cars lights and crowded city life into ones mind His word choice of hear you hear me-we two-you me catches the readers eyes and makes them think why he uses these words This allows the reader to realize that Langston is saying that he may be black but that society needs to realize that he hears him but society needs to hear him the same way Langston goes on explaining that he enjoys the same natural habits just like everyone else Well I like to eat sleep drink and be in loveI like to work read learn and understand lifeI like a pipe for a Christmas present or recordsBessie bop or Bach The reader is able to pick up that being white or black we still share the common interest of life He then uses three types of music blues bebop and classical We know that two of the music are stereotyped as black music and one white But the relevance in this line is that regardless of the type of music it is he makes a point saying that it is not the color I like it is the culture within the music While writing the poem he is asking himself if the instructor will allow herself to see the poem from a young mans
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