Poem Analysis: We Real Cool By Gwendolyn Brooks

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The poem, We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks, uses it’s rhythm to help portray the scene in more than just a descriptive manner. The poem is essentially about adolescents that could vary from elementary school to high school who skipped school to go to a pool bar. The poem isn’t necessarily based on the kids but the view in society that help encourage kids and teens to skip school and wander late at night in the streets instead of being home with their families or studying. The rhythm of the poem portrays the stereotypical rap genre feel that is generally grouped with drugs, and gangs, which help the audience get a more fundamental understanding. While it is biased and not entirely accurate when generalizing a whole genre of music to negative

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