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Published by: Maurice Nicholson on Feb 24, 2012
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A Memory of June
:My interpretation on this poem is that McKay must likethe month of June and enjoy it like it a women.The theme of the poem is a joyful, exciting theme.Some tone words to describe this poem is complimentary, jovial, and nostalgic.There is personification to how it says ³June comesdancing o¶er the death of May´ because it says on howJune is a person and is happy and dancing on the death of May.
A Prayer
My interpretation on this poem is that it bring out McKayother side and how he could be happy and then sometimesnot so happy,The theme of this unhappy, and serious.Some tone word that can be hard-hearted, malicious.
A Red Flower
My interpretation on this poem is that McKay must reallylike the lips of some women, to describe how they look and how they feel.The theme of this poem is love, and remembrance because the way he describe the µLips´ is showing love.Tone words that can describe this poem is Ardent, andimpassioned.
If We Must die
My interpretation on this poem is that Claude McKay istalk about how African American if they must die; wemust not go out in vain.The theme of this poem is to overcome, and conqueror a problem likes racism.Tone words to describe the poem is assertive,contemptuous and fumingIn the poem there is a use of onomatopoeia, like at the endof the poem when he say lets fight back.

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