I chose to create a page for Countee Cullen’s Heritage because it is such a deeply meaningful poem. Like many of the other texts that we analyzed in class, the poem is rich with symbolism and is tied very closely to the Tropes assignment. I simply felt that this poem deserved it’s own page.

The following link provides several unique takes on the poem by Cullen as well as comparisons to other poetry in theme and symbolism:

Here is a link to the biography of Countee Cullen as provided by Literary History:


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