I'll Stay by Gwendolyn Brooks



Summary: I'll Stay by Gwendolyn Brooks is a poem about one's ability to stay confident in one's self

Characters:
Speaker - "I'll stay" is the theme that covers the poem and is projected by the speaker

Section 1:
  • The speaker talks about the plates staying on the edge as if proud that they are doing so
  • The speaker talks about the confidence about staying with what one "believes" will happen
  • The speaker talks about the possitive input that the speaker's mother told her about being the "sun", the "light"
  • The speaker tells the audience that the mother of the speaker tells her to be "Efficient"
  • The speaker repeats the words "I'll stay" over and over

Other Notes:
  • Gwedolyn Brooks was the first Pulitzer Prize winner to be of African-American descent.


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