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What figurative language is used to create rhythm in the poem?
What is the theme of the poem?
inequality in the workforce
memento mori and carpe diem
Americans and their pride in their labor
Which line from the poem shows the most individualistic part?
"singing with open mouth their strong melodious songs"
"each singing what belongs to him or her and to no one else"
"I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear"
In the first line of "I Hear America Singing", what does the speaker actually hear America singing?
a couple of different songs
How does the speaker unite all Americans, while they are doing their own thing?
through their beliefs
through their singing
in a meeting
by forming a union
What repeated word serves to unify this poem?
The poetic voice hears all of the following, EXCEPT...
mechanics and masons
carpenters and boatmen
shoemakers and mothers
bankers and teachers
"Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong"
Based on the tone of the poem, which is the following is the likely tone (or connotation) of blithe?
The Americans the speaker refers to in the poem "I Hear America Singing" are...
ordinary working people
great figures in the US history
doctors and nurses