Which poem better achieves Hughes stated goal

 Langston Hughes wrote a famous piece of literary criticism, The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain, in which he posits that the job of an African American poet is to promote black pride. Hughes asserts that an African American poet should change through the force of his art that old whispering I want to be whiteto Why should I want to be white? I am a Negroand beautiful (701). Focusing on this assertion, compare The Negro Speaks of Rivers and I, Too. Considering theme, speaker, metaphor, personification, and/or other literary devices, let your comparison bring you to an evaluation of the poems. Which poem better achieves Hughes stated goal? (Be sure to answer the question in bold in your thesis!)
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