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Comment 8 of 15, added on March 1st, 2011 at 12:03 AM.
Form and Structuce

I want to know the form and structure of the poem "Democracy by Langston
Hughes" and "I Know why the Cage Bird Sings by Maya Angelou". Can anyone
help me? I really need your help, please...

Michael from Malaysia
Comment 7 of 15, added on February 17th, 2011 at 8:32 AM.

As it is suggested by the Scholars that whatever Writers
write it must reflects the society in which he or she
lives so Hughes Poem reflects the way Black Americans were treated were
tortured,humiliated,harassed and not allowed to participate full in
Political matters in short they had no say which are against with Human
rights as declared in 1948.So we need FREEDOM through it DEMOCRACY could be
attained.Congratulation to the writer for being FREEDOM FIGHTER.

ERICK MKWEJI from Tanzania
Comment 6 of 15, added on August 17th, 2010 at 12:40 AM.
Corporate Personhood

Hughes' poem is concise and unambiguous. I wonder though...Would Hughes'
be ok with a Corporation such as McDonald's or Exxon/Mobil reciting his
poem. That is, essentially what the Supreme Court has decided in the
recent first amendment case brought before the court by a Corporately
funded group called Citizens United! According to the Supreme Court,
corporations deserve free speech rights! Corporate personhood will
eventually spell the end of democratic representative government. Bye, bye
America! That is, unless we get out and do what Hughes suggested. We need
a grassroots movement to amend the constitution to disallow corporate
personhood and all corporate sponsorship of out lawmakers and government
officials. Corporations belong in a subservient role in our society, not
the dominant role that they have developed over the last few decades.

Douglas from United States

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Democracy
Year: 1949
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Feb 18 2014

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