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  1. Jan 2019
    1. need I add that I who speak

      What is the rhetorical effect of this line? What would it mean for him to "add" or not "add" the fact of his blackness? What do you make of his dramatic understatement, his "need I add," that doesn't quite add or subtract his racial identity?

  2. Nov 2016
    1. Mexico is known as Día de los Muertos, “Day of the Dead,” and celebrations take place on the first two days of November, when family and friends gather to remember loved ones who have died.

      mexicans celebrate day of the dead which is like all souls day to celebrate the dead

    2. Roman Catholic heritage, All Saints Day and All Souls Day (November 2) have long been holidays in which people commemorate the departed.

      roman chatolic heritage population celebrate all souls day nov 2

  3. Oct 2016
    1. O Lord Thou pluckest me out

      This part of the poem feels like it is a reference to the lost souls trapped in Hell and are demanding to be removed by telling the Lord, but it doesn't seem like they are repenting in any way, just demanding.