"From the Dark Tower" By Cullen

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Who wrote "From the Dark Tower"?
Cullen
What is significant of the speaker in "From the Dark Tower"?
The speaker represents African Americans as a whole (We)
What figurative language is used in "From the Dark Tower"?
1. Describes night in a favorable way---lovely
2. Metaphor---- Night is compared to African Americans

3. Symbol---Buds that can only bloom at night---Symbolic of African American dreams that are crushed during the day

3. Night is the time to tend to seeds

Symbol---Seeds--- symbolic of hope for a better future-- holds more potential than buds
What is the tone in stanza 1, Stanza 2?
Stanza 1---Tone---angry, impatient, demanding

Stanza 2-----longing, sad, cautiously optimistic with seeds