What does the speaker in Harlem contemplates?
Which statement best compares the structure of Harlem?
In what way are the lines of “The Weary Blues” similar to the lyrics of a blues song? The poem uses repetition to create meaning.
In what way are the lines of the Weary Blues similar to the lyrics of Blues?
What is one difference in the way sensory details are used in “Harlem” and “The Weary Blues”? “Harlem” uses all five senses, while “The Weary Blues” relies mainly on the sense of sound. “Harlem” conveys resentment, while “The Weary Blues” shows expression. You just studied 6 terms!
What is the effect of repeating the phrase “piano moan” in the poem? It sets a sad, mournful tone.
What rhyme scheme does the poem Harlem use?
criticize oppression. criticize oppression. The speaker in “Harlem” contemplates. the outcome of people’s hatred.